The Music Box
The Music Box
May 28, 2020
The Answer, My Friend, Is Blowing in Woodwind
Play • 11 min
We’re wrapping up our roundup of the instrument families with the woodwind instruments this week! We’ll learn how they make sound (with some activities you can do at home) and even learn about a couple of surprise members of the family.

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Featured musical excerpts:
Bottle Boys: Call Me Maybe (Carly Rae Jepson cover on bottles)
Corrente: Bartolome de Selma y Salaverde
Bagpipe Master: Going Home played on bagpipes
Roman Andrukhiv: Isn’t She Lovely (Stevie Wonder cover on accordion)

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National Standards incorporated:
Listening to, analyzing, and describing music
Understanding relationships between music, the other arts, and disciplines outside the arts
Understanding music in relation to history and culture

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Additional resources:
How to make a reed for a woodwind instrument featuring Ms. Faith!
BBC National Orchestra of Wales - Woodwind
How To Turn A Carrot Into A Recorder

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