MUS 111 Supplement (Chpt. 8)

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Foreign Names for Instruments

Woodwinds:

ENGLISH

 ITALIAN GERMAN FRENCH
Piccolo Flauto Piccolo Kleine Flte  Petite Flte
Flute Flauto Flte    Flte
Oboe  Oboe  Hoboe  Hautbois
English Horn Corno Inglese Englisch Horn Cor Anglais
Clarinet  Clarinetto Klarinette Clarinette
Bass Clarinet  Clarinetto Basso Bassklarinette Clarinette Basse
Bassoon   Faggoto  Fagott    Basson
Saxophone  Sassofono  Saxophon Saxophone

Brass:

ENGLISH  ITALIAN GERMAN FRENCH
Horn Corno Horn  Cor
Trumpet  Tromba Trompete Trompette
Trombone  Trombone Posaune Trombone
Euphonium Eufonio Baryton Basse Pistons
Tuba  Tuba  Basstuba Tuba

Percussion:

ENGLISH ITALIAN GERMAN FRENCH
Percussion  Percussione Schlagzeug Batterie
Timpani Timpani  Pauken Timbales
Xylophone Silofono (Xilofono) Xylophon Xylophone
Marimba Marimba Marimba Marimba
Orchestra Bells Campanelli  Glockenspiel Jeu de Timbres
Vibraphone Vibrafono Vibraphon Vibraphone
Chimes Campane Glocken Cloches
Celesta Celesta Celesta Clesta
Snare Drum Tamburo Kleine Trommel Tambour
Bass Drum Gran Cassa Grosse Trommel Grosse Caisse
Cymbals  Piatti  Becken Cymbales
Triangle Triangolo Triangel Triangle
Tam-tam Tam-tam Tam-tam  Tam-tam

Strings:

ENGLISH ITALIAN GERMAN FRENCH
Violin Violino  Violine Violon
Viola  Viola Bratsche  Alto
Cello Violoncello Violoncell Violoncelle
Bass  Contrabasso Kontrabass  Contre Basse

Plucked Strings:

ENGLISH ITALIAN GERMAN FRENCH
Harp Arpa   Harfe Harpe
Guitar Chitarra Gitarre Guitare

Other:

ENGLISH ITALIAN GERMAN FRENCH
Piano Pianoforte Klavier  Piano

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