BrainPOP

Woodwinds

Ready to strike up the band? In the BrainPOP movie Tim and Moby teach you all about those groovy instruments called woodwinds! Find out about some of the most famous woodwinds, like the flute, the clarinet, and the saxophone — and learn how they work! You’ll also see why holes are needed to create different notes, and how a lot of hot air makes these instruments sound so sweet! Plus, you’ll discover the differences between edge-blown woodwinds, single-reed woodwinds, and double-reed woodwinds. Watch this movie for a great lesson in music!

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