Transposing Instruments

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Transposing Instruments
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  1. Instruments sounding two octaves higher than written
    Glockenspiel
  2. Glockenspiel
    Sounds two octaves higher than written
  3. Instruments sounding an octave higher than written
    Piccolo, Celesta, Handbells, Xylophone
  4. Piccolo
    Sounds an octave higher than written
  5. Celesta
    Sounds an octave higher than written
  6. Handbells
    Sounds an octave higher than written
  7. Xylophone
    Sounds an octave higher than written
  8. Instruments sounding a minor seventh higher than written (Bb)
    Piccolo trumpet
  9. Piccolo Trumpet
    Sounds a minor seventh (Bb) higher than written
  10. Sounds a perfect fourth higher than written (F)
    F Trumpet
  11. Sounds a minor third higher than written (Eb)
    Eb Clarinet, Eb Trumpet
  12. F Trumpet
    Sounds a perfect fourth (F) higher than written
  13. Eb Clarinet
    Sounds a minor third higher than written (Eb)
  14. Eb Trumpet
    Sounds a minor third higher than written (Eb)
  15. Instruments sounding a major second higher than written (D)
    D Clarinet, D Trumpet
  16. D Clarinet
    Sounds a major second higher than written (D)
  17. D Trumpet
    Sounds a major second higher than written (D)
  18. Non-Transposing Instruments
    Piano, Vibraphone, Flute, Oboe, C Trumpet, Bassoon, Trombone Family, Euphonium, Tuba, Marimba, String Family
  19. Piano
    Non Transposing (C)
  20. Vibraphone
    Non Transposing (C)
  21. Flute
    Non Transposing (C)
  22. Oboe
    Non Transposing (C)
  23. C Trumpet
    Non Transposing (C)
  24. Bassoon
    Non Transposing (C)
  25. Trombone Family
    Non Transposing (C)
  26. Euphonium
    Non Transposing (C)
  27. Tuba
    Non Transposing (C)
  28. Marimba
    Non Transposing (C)
  29. String Family
    Non Transposing (C)
  30. Instruments sounding a major second lower than written (Bb)
    Bb Clarinet, Soprano Sax, Wagner Tuba, Trumpet, Cornet, Flugelhorn
  31. Bb Clarinet
    Sounds a major second lower than written (Bb)
  32. Soprano Sax
    Sounds a major second lower than written (Bb)
  33. Wagner Tuba
    Sounds a major second lower than written (Bb)
  34. Trumpet
    Sounds a major second lower than written (Bb)
  35. Cornet
    Sounds a major second lower than written (Bb)
  36. Flugelhorn
    Sounds a major second lower than written (Bb)
  37. Sounds a minor third lower than written
    A clarinet, A trumpet
  38. A Clarinet
    Sounds a minor third lower than written
  39. A Trumpet
    Sounds a minor third lower than written
  40. Instruments sounding a perfect fourth lower than written (G)
    Alto flute, G soprano clarinet, mellophone,
  41. Instruments sounding a perfect fifth lower than written (F)
    English Horn, French Horn
  42. Alto Flute
    Sounds a perfect fourth lower than written (G)
  43. G Soprano Clarinet
    Sounds a perfect fourth lower than written (G)
  44. Mellophone
    Sounds a perfect fourth lower than written (G)
  45. English Horn
    Sounds a perfect fifth lower than written (F)
  46. French Horn (typical)
    Sounds a perfect fifth lower than written (F)
  47. Instruments sounding a major sixth below written (Eb)
    Alto Saxophone, Alto Clarinet
  48. Alto Saxophone
    Sounds a major sixth below written (Eb)
  49. Alto Clarinet
    Sounds a major sixth below written (Eb)
  50. Instruments sounding an octave below written (C)
    Double bass, Bass flute, Horn in C, Contrabassoon
  51. Double Bass
    Sounds an octave below written (C)
  52. Bass Flute
    Sounds an octave below written (C)
  53. Horn in C
    Sounds an octave below written (C)
  54. Contrabassoon
    Sounds an octave below written (C)
  55. Instruments sounding a major ninth (low Bb) below written
    Tenor Sax
  56. Instruments sounding a thirteenth below what is written (Eb)
    Contra-Alto clarinet, Bari-Sax
  57. Tenor Sax
    Sounds a major ninth (Low Bb) below written
  58. Contra-Alto Clarinet
    Sounds a thirteenth (Eb) below written
  59. Bari-Sax
    Sounds a thirteenth (Eb) below written
  60. Instruments sounding two octaves and a major second (Bb) below written
    • Bb Contrabass Clarinet
    • Bass Sax
  61. Bb Contrabass Clarinet
    Sounding two octaves and a major second below written (Bb)
  62. Bass Sax
    Sounding two octaves and a major second below written (Bb)
  63. Saxophone Family
    • -----C-----
    • Soprano Sax (Bb)
    • Alto Sax (Eb)
    • Tenor Sax (LOW Bb)
    • Bari Sax (LOW Eb)
    • Bass Sax (LOOOOOWWW Bb)
  64. Clarinet Family
    • Eb Clarinet
    • D Clarinet
    • -----C-----
    • Bb Clarinet
    • A Clarinet
    • Alto Clarinet (Eb... one octave lower than the Eb Clarinet)
    • Bass Clarinet (Bb... one octave lower than Bb Clarinet)
    • Contra-Alto Clarinet (Eb... one octave lower than the Alto Clarinet)
    • Contrabass Clarinet (Bb... one octave lower than bass clarinet)
  65. All bass clarinets are keyed in what?
    Bb. (Bb Clarinet - standard.) (Bass Clarinet - octave below that.) (Contrabass Clarinet - octave below THAT.)
  66. All alto clarinets are keyed in what?
    Eb. (Eb Clarinet, Correan.. Above C). (Alto Clarinet - octave below that.) (Contralto Clarinet - octave below THAT.)
  67. "Is the English Horn the same as the French Horn? Oh you know what I mean." - Mr. Mac
    Yes it is, Mr. Mac.

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