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MUSIC
This newsletter takes a look at musical instruments, especially those associated with a modern symphony orchestra. Click on the article links below to explore Britannica's coverage of the different general groups of instruments as well as particular examples of each group.

Music
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Learning Materials New & Revised Articles
Interactive: View a schematic of the orchestra and listen to the sounds of each instrument.

Video: A History of the Piano




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