About Music

Music can actually never be completely explained in words! One needs to feel sense and experience it. Music is one language that touches many souls. It has the ability to make a person smile, to make a person change his behaviour and to make a person healthy.

Feet tapping music makes a person dance, irrespective of the situation and mood he is in, which becomes a source of happiness at the same time, little workout too, overall a stress reliever. Don’t you think so? We do!

The musical instruments are one of the ways to express our thoughts and thinking in a more structured manner. They allow you to release stress, while actually creating music, expressing your emotions and thoughts. Do you know the types of instruments and their list? If not, please read on.

There are many musical instruments available. But they all can be broadly classified into 6 main categories:

  • Bowed strings
  • Wood Wind
  • Percussion
  • Brass
  • Keyboard
  • Guitar Family

While all of them, or a major few of them are required to make a complete album, the first 4 forms the basis of any symphony orchestra.
A small brief into these classes of instruments:

Bowed Strings:

Violins from the main and the important member of this family. They have 4 strings, arranged in a row, and can be played using a bow.

Wood wind:

These instruments work by means of a system of keys, which when variously depressed and released allows air to pass through the different lengths, resulting in different notes.
Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon are the instruments under this category.
Brass Instruments:

Trumpet, French horn, Trombone, Tuba are the ones under this brass. You hear an unusual music, that makes your heart thump, then this is it! These instruments make music louder than any other.

Percussions:

There are 2 versions for these categories: Tuned – includes devices like Xylophone, Timpani, and Marimba
Indefinite pitch includes Rattle, Tambourine, and a variety of drums.

Keyboard instruments:

There are 4 sub categories here too: plucked, Struck, Aerated and electronic.