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DescriptionInstrument
4-stringed Chinese lute
Any string instrument having the strings running in a plane parallel to the sound table (in the Hornbostel–Sachs system)/plucked strings w/neck & deep round back
Keyboard instrument that produces sound by plucking a string when a key is pressed/family includes virginals, muselar, & spinet
Early version of the piano, from its invention by the Italian instrument maker Bartolomeo Cristofori around 1700/used by Haydn, Mozart, & early Beethoven
Instrument in the lute family and is usually plucked with a plectrum or 'pick'/Neapolitan (round-backed) mandolin, carved-top & flat-backed types
Generic term for a wood-bodied, single cone resonator guitar
Indigenous Australian wind instrument/classified as brass aerophone/1-3 meters long/at least 1500 yrs old/also called drone pipe or wooden trumpet
Plucked stringed instrument used mainly in Hindustani & Indian classical music/popularized by Ravi Shankar (50's & 60's)/used by The Beatles & Rolling Stones
Nat'l instrument of Japan/13 (or 17) strings over movable bridges/played w/finger picks
Hawaiian member of the lute family/4 strings of nylon or gut/adaptation of Portuguese machete
DescriptionInstrument
Percussion instrument used by Native Americans/partially filled with water to create unique resonant sound
Broad range of Japanese percussion instruments/performance called Kumi-daiko or Hachijo-daiko w/groups of drums or drummers
Two-stringed bowed musical instrument, more specifically a spike fiddle/sometimes called Chinese violin
Traditional instrumental ensemble of Indonesia, typically including many bronze percussion instruments.
Type of trombone from the Renaissance and Baroque eras, characterised by a telescopic slide that is used to vary the length of the tube to change pitch
Similar to violin family but flat rather than curved backs, sloped rather than rounded shoulders, c holes rather than f holes, and five to seven rather than four strings
Term for an English horn anywhere except North America (double reed woodwind of oboe family)
Struck idiophone operated by a keyboard/looks similar to a piano/hammers strike metal plates suspended over wooden resonators
Any instrument consisting of many strings stretched across a thin, flat body
Ancient family of wind instruments (type of flute) w/ 2-4 finger holes & projecting mouthpiece/traditionally made from clay/used in China, Mesoamerica, Europe

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