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posted: 3/27/2006 at 12:08:37 PM ET
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why are the groups in the orcestra called families

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Ashley PA

posted: 3/27/2006 at 8:25:01 PM ET
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Because they are similar. For example, the violin, viola, cello and string bass are all string instruments, then there are the brass instruments: tuba, trumpet, trombone, etc. There are the woodwinds: flute, oboe bassoon etc and the percussion section snare, tympany, cymbals, tambourine, claves etc. The instruments in these sections are related in how they are made and played.

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posted: 3/28/2006 at 12:47:25 PM ET
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total music fam

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