Conclusion

In this lesson, we learnt some key ideas that will help us to better understand how the woodwind section works and what its capabilities are. Among these concepts we can find the following ones:

  • A brief historical background of the section and each instrument
  • The main functions of the section
  • The main characteristics of each instrument
  • The main functions of each instrument
  • How each family (the flutes, the clarinets, etc.) is organized
  • Common techniques and specifics in each instrument
  • Subdivisions