can be divided into 2 categories - Brass
Instrument & Woodwind Instrument
What do you mean by Wood wind Instruments?
Instruments are perhaps the oldest family of musical instruments that
exist today. The term
woodwind is used to include all those orchestral instruments that produce
sound when the player passes / blows air across the mouthpiece or when
the reeds vibrate. Though woodwind instruments are primarily made from
wood, they also include instruments made of metal / brass.
shape of the woodwind instruments as well as the finger holes in its
body, both have an effect on the quality of sound produced.
shapes of air columns include - conical, cylinder etc. Different
woodwind instruments use different methods to produce sound and are
categorized based on it. This includes single reed, double reed and
is a list of some commonly recognised Woodwind Instruments -