wind instrument

NOUN
  1. a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by bellows or the human breath
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How To Use wind instrument In A Sentence

  • The Australian didgeridoo or yidaki is a simple wind instrument, yet a good player can coax from it a variety of timbres greater than that of many an orchestral instrument.
  • But he said he also drew on his own experience with wind instruments: he plays the recorder, the oboe and the crumhorn. NYT > Home Page
  • The traditional instruments are bagpipes, reed flutes, drums, and wind instruments.
  • Developed from the dulcian, the bassoon has never acquired a fashionable status among woodwind instruments.
  • Diagrams relating fingering to notes have occasionally been used for such wind instruments as the recorder, flageolet, oboe, and clarinet in instrumental tutors since the 16th century.
  • In woodwind instruments, such as the recorder or flute, the pitch of the note depends on the length of the closed tube.
  • The parrots who came to me later in life—peach-faced lovebirds, two cockatiels, a crimson rosella—preferred female voices to brassy wind instruments, particularly Joni Mitchell. Birdology
  • [35] "The shalm, or shawm, was a wind instrument, like a pipe, with a swelling protuberance in the middle. Rookwood
  • Furthermore, all manner of wind instruments are used to create discordant noises that sound dangerously close to flatulence.
  • He played quite well, especially the wind instruments, but simply couldn't make up for all the lost musicians, and the judges finally stopped him when he started humming the decrescendos.
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