Which type of instrument uses a mouthpiece?


Which type of instrument uses a mouthpiece?

The Mouthpiece:

Instrumentalists produce pitches not by singing but through the use of an external object, crafted to create music. For many of these instruments, the key to being able to do this is the mouthpiece, the part of the instrument that touches the mouth of the performer. This component is what begins the conversion of vibration into the amplified pitches that the instrument produces.

Answer and Explanation:

A mouthpiece introduces vibrations into the instrument when a column of air is moved over or through it. This means that the performer must place the...

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