Musical Collectives

Here are some suggestions for collective nouns for singers and musicians, a la Animal Collectives.


screech of sopranos
moan of altos
howl of tenors
rumble of basses


wisp of flutes
groan of clarinets
moan of oboes

scream of trumpets
fanfare of trumpets
flourish of trumpets
blast of trombones
smear of trombones
croak of tubas

pound of drums
crash of cymbals
tramp of timpani

screech of violins
scratch of violas