VISIT OUR MOVIE THEATER AND LISTEN TO THE WORLD-FAMOUS ORCHESTRA PLAYING!

 

How do you like the New Year’s Concert and the Goldener Saal in the Musikverein where the concert took place? Or is the orchestra playing in the open air? In that case you are watching the Summer Night Concert in front of the Schönbrunn palace.

More than 50 instruments are playing at the same time! Do you know what they are all called?

The following instruments usually play in an orchestra:

Woodwind instruments

  1. Flute

  2. Piccolo flute

  3. Clarinet

  4. Oboe

  5. Bassoon

Brass instruments

  1. Horn

  2. Trumpet

  3. Trombone

  4. Tuba

Percussion instruments

  1. Timpani

  2. Drums

  3. Cymbals

  4. Triangle

  5. Xylophone

Stringed instruments

  1. Violin

  2. Viola

  3. Cello

  4. Double bass

  5. Harp

Other instruments can also be involved but these are not found as often in a professional orchestra. These include, for example, the piano.

Did you see the large pipes in the background in the Musikverein’s Goldener Saal? These are not part of any orchestra instrument. Maybe you have already seen something like this in a church? Do you know what it is called?

That’s right: It’s an organ.