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  1. Introduction to the Woodwind Family of Instruments- The woodwind family of instruments is a subset of the more general category of wind instruments. Within the woodwind family, there are two main types of instruments: reed instruments and flutes. The reason reed woodwind instruments are identified as “woodwind” is based on the way they produce their sound which is by splitting the player’s air stream on a sharp edge, such as a reed.
  2. The Woodwind Family- The instruments in this family all used to be made of wood, which gives them their name. Today, they are made of wood, metal, plastic or some combination.
  3. Woodwind Instrument List- There are many instruments that form the woodwind family, the instruments differ by the way they look and make their sound. Woodwind or also known as wind instruments; include the Clarinet, Saxophone and Flute.