Instrumentation - Woodwinds
Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Saxophone. The use of these instruments can represent the same along the lines of the string instruments. But remember there are always exceptions to the rule.
Excerpt From Laura (1944) Music By David Raskin
Instrumentation - Percussion
Drums (All kinds) Drum Set, Percussion Accessories. The use of these instruments is different from the above. Percussion is mainly used to accent action scenes, war scenes, etc.
Excerpt From The Italian Job (2003) Music By John Powell
Instrumentation - Electronic
Guitars, Keyboards, Synths, Drum machines, etc.
These instruments can be used in science fiction movies, something horror, movies about the future, action or for a contemporary “dance” feel.
Excerpt From The Bourne Identity (2002) Music By John Powell