Short Audio Sample of All of the Pitched Percussion, Keyboard, and Electronic Music Instruments to hear what each instrument sounds like

• Dec 16, 2018 - 23:35

I made a document for people who wish or want to hear what all the instruments sound like. I was only able to cover three categories of instruments (all of the pitched percussion instruments, all of the keyboard instruments, and all of the electronic instruments (except for one, which would be the percussion or last instrument listed under electronic instruments), so you're able to hear what each and all of the instruments sound like for those three categories. Each measure is played by a different instrument but still plays the same notes (so you're able to compare instruments more easily with other instruments), and you're able to see what notes are being played along with the name of the instrument playing the notes for each sample. Hope this helps anyone who wants to hear what all of the instruments sound like (except this only covers not even half of the instruments : S) Still, it's a pretty good idea and covers at least three categories.


I think this is the finished version to preview all of the instruments that are pitched percussion, keyboard, or electronic instruments that Musescore has.
Then also, rough drafts for brass and woodwind instruments....ignore the names, obviously half of the instruments aren't named brass for the instruments in the brass rough draft sampling....and I highly doubt there's an instrument called "Goggles" or "Tree Farts" as well, so yeah...have to adjust the octaves for some of those instruments too so the notes pitches are within that instrument's range. Then I'll try to neaten it up so the rough draft documents look like the first one I attached for the other three categories (pitched percussion, keyboard, and electronic). Hope this helps anyone who wants to hear what an instrument sounds like or hear any or all of the instruments before selecting an instrument to use for whatever music you're making. : )

Made a better version of the sample for all the woodwind instruments in's not perfect, but it's a lot better than before...The name of the instrument you see along with the notes played in each audio sample is now accurate unlike before...however, I gotta still condense the measures more, so it's easier to see all the measures on one of now, you can only see the whole thing at a 50 to 60 percent view of the page rather than %100....but hey, hope it helps anyone who would like to test out how each wood wind instrument sounds to give you a better idea of which instruments to use.

Updated woodwinds instrument preview. In addition to the instrument names being highlighted along with the notes being played for each sample, I also color coded each instrument sample to be able to see more easily what instrument is what...Everything fits within a 75% view of the page, so you have a bigger closer view of the whole page....yeah.

Ok, so I modified the the preview instrument samples I did for wood wind, free reed, and brass instruments so that you can not only see the notes as they are being played but also the instrument name using only 2-5 staves rather than hundreds of staves if I used a staff for every instrument previewed... The first document lets you hear what all the wood wind instruments sound like, and the second covers all the free reed and brass instruments. : )

Sample or preview to hear all the wood wind instruments and be able to easily see the notes shown on a clef as well as the name of the instrument playing those notes as the notes are played for every wood wind instrument.... If there is a measure marked with a "natural" sign at the beginning of the measure, that means the key is in C major ( or there are no sharps or flats in the key signature for that particular instrument...
Also, a smalll 8 or 15 by the instrument name means that it uses a clef with a little 8 above the treble clef (so it sounds an octave higher than shown on that clef with an 8 ( I think is how it goes).... either way, happy samplings.

Q: Why does it stink to break a wood wind instrument?
A: Because you'd be breaking the wind if you did

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