We would like to thank the following individuals for their fine contributions to this Web site:

Research Links
Kristi Brown, Colburn School of Performing Arts

Instructor Resources
Mark Harbold, Elmhurst College

Listening and Content Quizzes
Jane Viemeister, Bridgewater State College

Listening Charts
Fletcher Moore, Salty Dog Designs

Andrew Dell’Antonio, University of Texas at Austin

Concert Report Guidelines
Mary Kay Adams, James Madison University

James Arnwine, Pasadena City College

Keith Clifton, Central Michigan University

Jaren Hinckley, Brigham Young University

Maiko Kawabata, SUNY Stony Brook

Thomas Kittinger, Harrisburg Area Community College

Instruments of the Orchestra

Nathan Berken: glockenspiel, xylophone, marimba, vibraphone, tubular bells, triangle, cymbals, tam-tam, snare drum, bass drum, timpani

Rebecca Boogers: harp

Linda Campos: French horn

Julian Cole: recorder

Marc Fabulich: tuba

Andrew Heinrich: bassoon

Melanie Howell: flute, piccolo

Stuart Holdsworth: Flash interface design and programming

Ian Kennedy at Sugarfit Sound:sound recording and engineering

Linda Kim: cello

Maria Konizeski: trumpet

Wes Matthews: piano, celesta, harpsichord

Yaeko Miranda: violin

Dylan Chmura-Moore: trombone

Michael Murray: pipe organ

Tchavdar Natchev: bass

Eugene Ovsyannikov: clarinet

Emmanuela Reiter: viola

Karin Walsh: oboe, English horn


Bass drum © Richard Cummins/CORBIS

Bassoon © Carol Simowitz

Bass viol © Roger Ressmeyer/CORBIS

Celesta Image courtesy of the Schiedmayer Company, Stuttgart, Germany. The Schiedmayer family has been manufacturing famous keyboard instruments for more than 250 years. The Schiedmayer Company, established in 1809 in Stuttgart by Johann Lorenz Schiedmayer, began producing celestas in 1890.


Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, and Violin Photography by Pelle Cass

Cymbals © Bettmann/CORBIS

English horn Photo/information provided by Fox Products Corporation, South Whitely, Indiana, USA

French horn © Jonathan Blair/CORBIS

Glockenspiel © Royalty-Free/CORBIS

Harp © Bob Winsett/CORBIS

Harpsichord Boltin Picture Library

Marimba © Charles and Josette Lenars/CORBIS

Orchestra © Kevin Fleming/CORBIS

Organ © Marc Garanger, "Concert d’orgue a St Rémy de Provence"

Piano © Lawrence Manning/CORBIS

Piccolo © Henry Diltz/CORBIS

Recorder © Neal Preston/CORBIS

Snare drum Image courtesy of Karen and Daniel Henry

Tam-Tam © Charles & Josette Lenars/CORBIS

Timpani Lebrecht Music Collection

Triangle © Pablo Corral/CORBIS

Trombone © Mike Laye/CORBIS

Trumpet © Jose Luis Palaez, Inc./CORBIS

Tuba © Creatas/PictureQuest, 2002

Tubular bells Image courtesy of Bell Percussion Ltd., London, UK

Vibraphone © Derick A. Thomas; Dat’s Jazz/CORBIS

Viola © Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS

Xylophone © Bohemian Nomad Picturemakers/CORBIS