woodwind instrument

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Related to woodwind instrument: brass instrument, percussion instrument
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Noun1.woodwind instrument - any wind instrument other than the brass instrumentswoodwind instrument - any wind instrument other than the brass instruments
beating-reed instrument, reed instrument, reed - a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed
finger hole - one of a series of holes in a woodwind instrument; pitch changes when a finger covers it
flute, transverse flute - a high-pitched woodwind instrument; a slender tube closed at one end with finger holes on one end and an opening near the closed end across which the breath is blown
thumbhole - the hole in a woodwind that is closed and opened with the thumb
wind instrument, wind - a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
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Recently on a quiz show, a contestant got asked to name the smallest woodwind instrument. Sitting in my armchair, I plonked for the oboe, but as it turned out my guess was incorrect.
During the composition, the interaction becomes complete: the melodic lines of this traditional woodwind instrument become fragmented and are processed by the electronics to an always greater extent.
German Johann Denner devised the woodwind instrument from an older one, a chalumeau, which looked like a recorder but had a reed in its mouthpiece.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 13 June 2017: Listen to the tunes of mizmar, the original reed woodwind instrument of Upper Egypt, Thursday in El-Mastaba Center for Egyptian Folk Music.
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They use different instruments such as the pungi, a woodwind instrument traditionally played to capture snakes, the dufli, been, the khanjari - a percussion instrument, morchang, khuralio and the dholak to create the rhythm on which the dancers perform.
Based on the musical instrument they played, the subjects were classified into 3 groups: woodwind instrument (WW) players; brass wind instrument players (BW); or a control group with non-wind instrument (NW).
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Darweesh is famous among Egyptian musicians for crafting the nay, an ancient woodwind instrument made from dried, hollowed-out reeds.Making a nay, he said, requires him to draw on knowledge from all those disciplines.
The evening will feature an array of traditional songs of the Levant with a contemporary electronic fusion spirit, featuring the renowned flautist and duduk (a flute like woodwind instrument from Armenia) player, Pedro Eustache.
Their team of three (and Rob makes four) top-notch brass and woodwind instrument repair folks service approximately 4,000 instruments every year!
Therefore, I have a personal understanding of singing, and playing with, and without sight as well as a comprehension of playing a woodwind instrument as a sightless musician from the opening of my experiences studying and performing the clarinet.