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Wind instrument

A wind instrument is a type of musical instrument where the player blows into (or over) a mouthpiece to produce sound. They typically fit into two categories: woodwind instruments and brass instruments.[1] Woodwind instruments include oboe, clarinet, flute, and saxophone.[2] The brass instruments include the bugle, trumpet, trombone, cornet and tuba.


  1. "Wind instrument". Cengage Learning. 
  2. Adam Carse, Musical Wind Instruments (Mineola, NY: Dover, 2002), p. 1