Most Obscure Orchestra Instruments

We know the names of the instruments, but you wouldn't say that ____ player is great, as you would with another instrument.

The Top Ten Most Obscure Orchestra Instruments

1 Baritone Horn
2 French Horn
3 Oboe Oboes belong to the classification of double reed woodwind instruments. Oboes are usually made of wood, but there are also oboes made of synthetic materials.
4 Triangle
5 Bassoon
6 Marimba

Marimba, Bells, Wood block, etc. - pepper101

7 Harp The harp is a stringed musical instrument that has a number of individual strings running at an angle to its soundboard; the strings are plucked with the fingers.
8 Clarinet
9 Tuba
10 Trombone


The Contenders

11 Viola

Okay, I'm really surprised this hasn't been listed yet. The viola is such a highly needed orchestral instrument, yet it isn't well recognized and relatively few people play it.

12 Double Bass

The double bass is a highly needed orchestral instrument, yet it is played by so few people. I'm surprised it hasn't been listed yet.

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