Instruments in Score Order
with Translations

Woodwinds
Brass
Percussion
Strings

ENGLISHITALIANFRENCHGERMAN
WoodwindsLegni
or Fiati
BoisHolzblä
PiccoloFlauto Piccolo
or Ottavino
Petite FlûKleine Flö
FluteFlautoFlûFlö
Alto fluteFlauto contraltoFlû alto en solAltflû
OboeOboeHautboisOboe
or Hoboe
English HornCorno IngleseCor AnglaisEnglisch Horn
E-flat ClarinetClarinetto piccolo
in mib¹
Clarinette en mib¹Es Klarinette
ClarinetClarinettoClarinetteKlarinette
Bass ClarinetClarinetto BassoClarinette BasseBassklarinette
BassoonFagottoBassonFagott
ContrabassoonContrafagottoContre-bassonKontrafagott
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Brass(es)OttoniCuivres Blechinstrumente
HornCornoCorHorn
TrumpetTrombaTrompetteTrompete
TromboneTromboneTrombonePosaune
TubaTubaTubaTuba
or Basstuba
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PercussionPercussione
or Batteria
BatterieSchlagzeug
Timpani
or Kettle Drum
TimpaniTimbalesPauken
XylophoneSilofono
or Xilofono
XylophoneXylophon
MarimbaMarimbaMarimbaMarimbaphon
Glockenspiel
or Orchestra Bells
CampanelliJeu de Timbres
or Carillon
Glockenspiel
VibraphoneVibrafonoVibraphoneVibraphon
Tublar Bells
or Chimes
Campane Tubolari(Tubes de) ClochesGlocken
Antique Cymbals
or Crotales
CrotaliCymbales Antiques
or Crotales
(Antike) Zimbelin
or Crotales
Musical SawSega CantanteScie MusicaleSpielsä
AlmglockenCampane da pastoreSonnailles de troupeauAlmglocken
AnvilIncudineEnclumeAmboss
FlexatoneFlessatonoFlexatoneFlexaton
Snare Drum
or Side Drum
Tamburo (Militare)Tambour (Militaire)
or Caisse Claire
Kleine Trommel
Field DrumTamburo (Militare)Tambour
Tenor DrumTamburo RullanteCaisse Roulante
Tom-tomsToms-tomsTom-tomsTom-toms
TaborTamburoTambour de Provence
or Tambourin
Tambourin
Bass Drum(Gran) CassaGrosse CaisseGrosse Trommel
CymbalsPiattiCymbalesBecken
Suspended CymbalPiatto SospesoCymbale SuspendueHä Becken
or Becken frei
Finger CymbalCimbaliniCymbales DigitalesFingerzimbeln
TriangleTriangoloTriangleTriangel
TambourineTamburino
or Tamburo Basco
Tambour (de) BasqueSchellentrommel
or Tambourin
GongGongGongGong
Tam-tamTamtamTam-tamTamtam
CastanetsCastagnetteCastagnettesKastagnetten
Rattle
or Ratchet
RaganellaCréRatsche
Wood BlockCassetina
or Blocco di Legno
Wood BlocBloc de BoisHolzblocl
Wind Chimes:
BambooTubi di bambuBambou suspenduBambusrohre
WoodBacchette di legno sospeseBaguettes de bois suspenduesHolz-Windglocken
GlassBacchette di vetro sospeseBaguettes de verreGlas-Windglocken
MetalBacchette di metallo sospeseBaguettes mé suspenduesMetall-Windglocken
ShellBacchette di conchiglia sospeseBaguettes di coquille suspenduesMuschel-Windglocken
ClavesClavesClavesClaves
or Holzstab
MaracasMaracasMaracasMaracas
GuiroGuiroGuiro
Bongo DrumsBongos
or Bonghi
BongosBongos
TimbalesTimpanetti
or Timbales Latino-Americani
Timbales Cubaines
or Cré
Kuba-pauken
Conga DrumsTumbasCongasCongas
CowbellsCampanelli di Vacca
or Campanacci
Cloches de Vache
or Gencerros
Heerdenglocken
or Huhglocken
or Viehschellen
SleighbellsSonagliGrelots(Roll)schellen
Slapstick
or Whip
FrustaFouetPeitsche
CelestaCelestaCelesta
HarpArpaHarpeHarfe
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StringsArchiCordes Streichinstrumente
ViolinViolinoViolonVioline
or Geige
ViolaViolaAltoBratsche
(Violon)celloVioloncelloVioloncelleVioloncell
Double BassContrabassoContre BasseKantrabass

from Kennan, Kent and Donald Grantham. The technique of orchestration, 5th ed.

¹ b=flat sign

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