Sections Of The Orchestra

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The entire orchestra at first, then it is the woodwinds, drums, strings, and then the drums, cymbals and triangle, and then the whole orchestra again. There are many other instruments used during this composition. In the following paragraphs, I will show you why the different sections are used at different times:

modern orchestra consists of four sections or families of instruments. The string section is the most important part of a symphony orchestra. It has more than half of the musicians and consists of violins, violas, cellos and basses. The violinists play high sounds and are divided into two groups. The first violins and the second violins usually play different parts. The leading first violinist is the concertmaster of the orchestra.
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