Template:Infobox instrument

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Code

name
Example-serious.jpg
image caption
background
Other names names
Classification classification
Hornbostel–Sachs classification hombostel_sachs
(hombostel_sachs_desc)
Inventor(s) inventors
Developed developed
Timbre timbre
Volume volume
Attack attack
Decay decay
Playing range

range [music notation]

pitch ["low"/"medium"/"high"]
Related instruments
related
Musicians
musicians
Builders
builders
More articles
articles
{{Infobox instrument
| name                  = {{subst:PAGENAME}}
| image                 = Replace this image butterfly.png
| image_size            =
| alt                   =
| caption               =
| background            =
| names                 =
| classification        =
| hornbostel_sachs      =
| hornbostel_sachs_desc =
| inventors             =
| developed             =
| timbre                = 
| volume                = 
| attack                = 
| decay                 = 
| range                 =
| pitch                 = 
| related               =
| musicians             =
| builders              =
| articles              =
}}

Usage

This template, meant to be used on all musical instrument pages, takes the following parameters (bold parameters are required, others are optional):

name – full name of the instrument - using WikiProject Musical Instruments/Templates/Infobox instrument/doc will set this field to the name of the article
image – the filename of a photo of the instrument
caption - a caption for the photo of the instrument
background – the general classification of the instrument ('keyboard', 'woodwind', 'brass', 'string', 'percussion', 'electronic', or 'other') used to choose the color scheme of the infobox and populate a simple classification link-header below the image caption
names – other name/names
classification – the classification of the instrument (such as string, woodwind, etc.)
hornbostel_sachs - the Hornbostel-Sachs classification of the instrument (or 'NaN', if not specified, such as for the Hydraulophone)
hornbostel_sachs_desc - a textual description of the Hornbostel-Sachs classification
inventors - the inventor(s) of the instrument, if known
developed - the rough time period (and instrument from which) the instrument was developed (e.g. "Early 16th century" for the violin, "Early 18th century from the chalumeau" for the clarinet, etc.)
timbre - the sound quality of the instrument
volume - how loud the instrument is: "low", "medium", "high"
attack - how quickly the instrument begins making sound when it starts being played: "slow", "medium", "fast"
decay - how long the sound fades after the instrument stops being played: "slow", "medium", "fast"
range - the playing range of the instrument (an image is preferred; many are already created, see commons:Category:Instrument ranges)
pitch - the playing range of the instrument, without image: "low", "medium", "high"
related - related musical instruments
musicians - related musicians
builders - related musical instrument makers
articles - other articles which may be of interest

See also