Key product features
- 8x A1 informative wallcharts ideal for classroom, practice room, or peripatetic teaching room
- Durable 200gsm glossy poster paper
- Eye catching design featuring updated equipment images for 2016
- Series covers all the orchestral instrument families, guitars, keyboard and the voice.
- Suitable for KS2/KS3/KS4
The new Musical Instruments educational poster series from Genesis Images, a set of eight A1 sized wallcharts.
Ideal for peripatetic teaching rooms, this series includes a set of four colourful posters featuring the instruments from each of the different sections of an orchestra, one on exotic world percussion, and three further displays on the other most popular learner instruments.
Full details on pack contents;
1/8 - Brass instruments
Crisp detailed images of the four standard orchestral brass instruments accompanied by key facts and standard ranges. Also features information on some common extended techniques and defines and notates the harmonic series.
2/8 - Woodwind instruments
A brief description of the five orchestral woodwind families (flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, and saxophones) along with helpful diagrams colour coding their respective ranges according to the quality of tone. Also features an example of Bb transposition.
3/8 - Percussion instruments
Defines the six categories of percussion – pitched and non-pitched membraphones, pitched and non-pitched idiophones, aerophones and chordaphones – with examples and pictures of all the instruments you are likely to encounter in Western classical music.
4/8 - Stringed instruments
Displays basic information and ranges for violin, viola, ‘cello, and double bass, with extra sections on the orchestral harp and a glossary of standard Italian terms associated with the playing of stringed instruments.
5/8 - Guitars
An annotated anatomy of the electric guitar along with pictures of the various acoustic members of the guitar family. Includes a pitch map of the entire guitar neck and a particularly useful explanation of the relationship between traditional notation and tablature.
6/8 - The voice
Facts about the different types of singing voice including a stave showing standard ranges. Includes bitesize definitions of 12 key words associated with the composition and performance of both classical and popular vocal music styles.
7/8 - Keyboard instruments
Detailed descriptions of a large number of keyboard instruments categorised by method of sound production, each accompanied by example images. Includes information on clavichords, harpsichords, organs, pianos and celestas as well as some alternative keyboards and synthesisers.
8/8 - Drums and world percussion
Labelled images of percussion instruments from four key countries - salsa from Cuba, samba from Brazil, djembes from West Africa, and tablas from India - accompanied by a map location. Also featured are segments on drum notation basics and examples of the most common drumming rudiments.