"Musical Instruments"

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3. This instrument group includes timpani, tambourines, triangles, and cymbals.
4. Small woodwind instrument. Blow into different holes to produce different notes or chords.
6. Woodwind instrument. Usually made of dark wood.
8. Keyboard instrument played with mallets.
10. Largest string instrument. Makes very low sounds.
12. Keyboard instrument common in churches.
16. Small string instrument. Picked or strummed.
17. Common brass instrument. Makes higher sounds.
18. 88 black and white keys.
19. Large brass instrument. Move the slide to make different notes.


1. Squeezed in and out. Buttons or keys on either end.
2. Small string instrument. Played with a bow.
5. Usually round-shaped. Hit them with sticks or your hands to play.
6. Large string instrument. Played with a bow. Usually, you sit down to play it.
7. Large brass instrument. Makes very low sounds.
9. Large instrument with many strings. Pluck each one to make a different note.
11. String instrument. Common in country and bluegrass music.
13. Woodwind instrument. Usually silver. Held sideways to play.
14. Woodwind instrument. Common in Scotland.
15. String instrument. Common in rock music.