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 Any musical Instrument where the sound is produced by air (wind) blowing against an edge such as a Fipple or Reed.

As the instruments were universally made from Wood, they became known as the Woodwind Family even when some later were made from metal.

Single Reed Instruments include Clarinet and Saxophone

Double Reed Instruments include the Oboe, Bassoon, most Bagpipes, Crumhorn, Shawm

Flutes use an edge in the instrument rather than a separate edge like the Reeds. Penny Whistles and Recorders use a Fipple while 'proper' Flutes require an embouchure to direct air against the edge of a simple hole.