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wind instruments click to hear : wind instruments

Collective term for instruments that produce sound by blowing, which causes the air column inside the tube to vibrate; a reed or the lips are used to play them.
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trumpet water key third valve slide tuning slide bell ring little finger hook valve second valve slide valve casing first valve slide thumb hook mouthpiece mouthpiece receiver mouthpipe finger button

trumpet click to hear : trumpet

Valved instrument consisting of a coiled cylindrical tube and a flared bell.

water key click to hear : water key

Part that expels the moisture that builds up inside the instrument.

third valve slide click to hear : third valve slide

Curved tube that, when the third valve is pressed, lowers notes by three semitones.

tuning slide click to hear : tuning slide

Adjustable part that tunes the instrument.

bell click to hear : bell

Flared end of the instrument.

ring click to hear : ring

Part that lengthens the third valve slide to tune certain notes while playing.

little finger hook click to hear : little finger hook

Part used to support the little finger of the right hand.

valve click to hear : valve

Device that produces different notes by lengthening the air column inside the tube and releasing the slides.

second valve slide click to hear : second valve slide

Curved tube that, when the second valve is pressed down, lowers the note by a semitone.

valve casing click to hear : valve casing

Cylindrical tube holding a valve.

first valve slide click to hear : first valve slide

Curved tube that, when the first valve is pressed down, lowers the note by one tone.

thumb hook click to hear : thumb hook

Part in which the thumb is inserted to lengthen the first valve slide and tune certain notes while playing.

mouthpiece click to hear : mouthpiece

Small cup-shaped part where the lips are placed to blow into the instrument and modulate its sound.

mouthpiece receiver click to hear : mouthpiece receiver

The end of the tube into which the mouthpiece is inserted.

mouthpipe click to hear : mouthpipe

Part of the tube between the mouthpiece receiver and the tuning slide.

finger button click to hear : finger button

Part that is pressed to control the valves; it is often inlaid with mother-of-pearl.