Where does the sound come from on a harp?
The air right around the harp is pushing on the air that is a bit further away and so on and so on. Eventually, there is an ear. The pressure waves sail right on in to the ear drum and press on it and wallah, a sound is born!
How do harps sound?
Harp – Sound characteristics Gentle, metallic, blurring, resonant, short, hard, drifting, full-sounding, rushing, clear, brilliant, glittering, flowing, dull, mellow, sharp, crystal clear, reverberating, splashing, cascading. The attack time is short and depends on the length of the string.
Can a recorder Sound good?
Unfortunately, it is a very easy instrument to play badly. However, if it’s taught well it can sound beautiful even at a very elementary stage. Children in our pre-instrumental classes have a chance to hear a wide variety of different instruments before they choose which they would like to learn.
Who made the recorder?
The first recorders were made in the 1500s. Some remains of these have been found in Germany, the Netherlands and Greece. Many people played the recorder in Europe in the 1500s and 1600s. King Henry VIII of England had 76 recorders.
Why does the recorder sound so bad?
Some recorders clog easily, and this can cause the low notes to fail to sound. Suck out through the mouthpiece or blow gently through the fipple hole on the front of the mouthpiece to clear it. If the instrument is second hand or has been treated badly, there are other things that can go wrong.
What is the best recorder instrument?
We recommend that you begin on the alto recorder. The alto is a great choice if you plan to play in a group with other recorder players. It is also great for playing hymns and folk music.
Is the recorder hard to play?
Compared to other instruments, the recorder is relatively easy to play, making it a great first instrument for kids or novice musicians. They come in many different colors and sizes to fit you. Recorders are a good stepping stone to harder blowing instruments that are held vertically, such as oboe or clarinet.
What is the most expensive recorder instrument?
|Soprano in c”||two piece, double holes||100.00|
|Alto in f’||three piece, double holes||265.00|
|Alto in f’||three piece, double hole, double key||467.00|
|Tenor in c’||three piece, double holes, keyless||434.00|
Are wooden recorders better than plastic ones?
Wooden recorders are much more rewarding to play as they allow you to play with more expression. You can get more dynamics and colour from a wooden recorder. There is more resistance in wooden recorders, and often they are easier to play than plastic ones, especially on the lowest notes.
What is someone who plays the recorder called?
Noun. 1. recorder player – someone who plays the recorder. instrumentalist, musician, player – someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession) Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection.
How do I know what type of recorder I have?
You can easily tell which type of recorder you have by comparing just two tone holes. If you look at the holes on a traditional Baroque recorder, the fourth hole down from the top is smaller than the fifth hole. On a German recorder, the order is switched – the fourth hole is larger than the fifth hole.
What is the largest recorder?
A fully-functional recorder constructed of specially-treated stone pine and measuring 5 m 16 ft 5 in in length was made in Iceland by Stefan Geir Karlsson in 1994.
What’s the difference between a flute and a recorder?
Key Difference – Flute vs Recorder Flutes are reedless instruments in the woodwind family. The key difference between flute and recorder is that recorders have a fipple that directs the air across the edge of the tone hole whereas standard flutes don’t have a fipple.