The Instrument Families
Interactive Instruments of the Orchestra.
Great Overview about musical instruments from the brass, woodwind, strings and percussion families. In this short subject video, a stuffy owl teacher lectures his feathered flock on the origins of Western musical instruments. Starting with "cave people", whose crude implements could only "toot, whistle, plunk and boom," the owl explains how these beginnings led to the development of the four basic types of Western musical instruments: Brass, Woodwinds, Strings, and Percussion.
Toot Whistle Plunk and Boom
How Brass Instruments Work
Guess The Musical Instrument Sounds Part 1
Guess The Musical Instrument Sounds Part 2
Ingredients For A Good Orchestra
The Story Of The Cajon