List of musical instruments

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The following is a list of musical instruments, categorized by section. This includes the variations of categories, but not the categories themselves. Example: There are eight types of flutes in the Western concert flute category, which are all metal. Therefore there are eight instruments listed in that category but the Western concert flute is not considered a musical instrument and is not listed in the count of instruments.

Percussion instruments[edit]

Idiophones[edit]

Instrument Picture Classification H-S Number Origin Common classification Relation
Agung a tamlang
Agung a Tamlang.jpg
idiophones 111.11 Philippines percussion slit drum
Cajón
Pratey Cajon Performer.JPG
idiophones 111.2 Peru percussion box drum
Clapsticks
Clapsticks.JPG
idiophones 111.11 Australia percussion
Drum kit
Drumming 2.jpg
idiophones and membranophones 111.1/111.2 United States of America percussion drum
Handpan/Hang
Panart-freies-integrales-hang.jpg
idiophones 111.24 Switzerland percussion steelpan
Marimba
Marimba-Antonko-AMC12.jpg
idiophones 111.212 Guatemala, West Africa, Mexico, Honduras, Nicaragua, & Costa Rica percussion xylophone & balafon
Piano
Grand piano and upright piano.jpg
idiophones & chordophones 314.122-4-8 Italy percussion clavichord, harpsichord, & hammered dulcimer
Steelpan
Aasteeldrum.jpg
idiophones 111.24 Trinidad & Tobago percussion steelpan
Triangle
Triangle 001.jpg
idiophones 111.2 percussion triangle
Wood block
Dos bloques.JPG
idiophones 111.2 percussion drum
Xylophone
Xylophone.jpg
idiophones 111.212 pitched percussion xylophone

Membranophones[edit]

Instrument Classification H-S Number Origin Common classification Relation
Agida 211.212 Suriname percussion bass drum
Alcahuete membranophones 211.211.2 Dominican Republic percussion drum
Apinti membranophones 211.212 Suriname percussion tenor drum
Arobapá membranophones 211.21 Cuba percussion drum
Ashiko membranophones 211.251.1 Nigeria percussion djembe
Assotor membranophones 211.211.2 Haiti percussion drum
Baboula membranophones 211.221.1 Grenada percussion barrel drum
Balaban membranophones 211.311 Montserrat percussion frame drum
Balsié membranophones 2 Dominican Republic percussion drum
Bamboula membranophones 211.211.2 Virgin Islands percussion drum
Bari membranophones 211.22 Bonaire and Curaçao percussion barrel drum
Barrel drum membranophones 211.222 Cuba percussion barrel drum
Barriles
  • buleador
  • primo
  • repicador
  • subidor
membranophones 211.221.2 Puerto Rico percussion barrel drum
Bass drum membranophones 211.212 Turkey percussion bass drum
Bodhrán membranophones 211.321 Ireland percussion frame drum
Bongo drums membranophones 211.251.1 Afro-Cuban percussion drum
Boobam membranophones 211.211.1 US percussion tom-tom
Candombe
  • chico
  • repique
  • piano
membranophones 211.221.1 Uruguay percussion conga
Chenda (Chande)
  • Uruttu chenda
  • Veekku chenda
  • Acchan chenda
membranophones 211.212 India percussion drum
Conga (Tumbadura)
  • ricardo (smallest)
  • requinto
  • quinto
  • conga
  • tumba
  • supertumba (largest)
membranophones 211.221.1 Caribbean percussion drum
Cuíca membranophones 231 Brazil percussion friction drum
Dabakan membranophones 211.261.2 Philippines percussion goblet drum
Daf (Dap, Def) membranophones 211.311 Iran percussion frame drum
Davul (Dahol, Daul, Daouli, Dhaulli)
  • Dohol
  • Tapan, Topan, Tupan
  • Tabl
  • Toba, Towla
  • Tof
membranophones 211.212 Turkey percussion bass drum
Dhaa membranophones 211.212 Nepal percussion drum
Dhimay (Dhimaya) membranophones 211.212 Nepal percussion drum
Dhol membranophones 211.212 India percussion bass drum
Dholak (Dholaki) membranophones 211.222 India percussion barrel drum
Dimdi membranophones 211.311 India percussion frame drum
Djembe membranophones 211.261.1 West Africa percussion goblet drum
Dollu membranophones 211.311 India percussion frame drum
Dunun (Dundun) membranophones 211.212.1 West Africa percussion drum
Drum kit idiophones and membranophones 1/2 United States of America percussion drum
Gran Cassa membranophones 211.212 Italy percussion bass drum
Goblet drum membranophones 211.26 Ancient percussion drum
Hira-daiko membranophones 1 Japan percussion drum
Ilimba drum membranophones 211.11 Zimbabwe percussion gourd drum
Ingoma
  • Ishakwe
  • Inyahura
  • Igihumurizo
membranophones 211.212 Rwanda percussion drum
Janggu (Janggo, changgo) membranophones 211.242 Korea percussion drum
Kakko membranophones 2 Japan percussion drum
Kanjira membranophones 211.311 India percussion frame drum
Kendang membranophones 211.222 Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines percussion drum
Khol (Mrdanga) membranophones 211.232 India percussion drum
Lambeg drum membranophones 211.212 Ireland percussion bass drum
Madhalam membranophones 211.212 India percussion mridangam
Madal membranophones 211.212 Nepal percussion drum
Maddale membranophones 211.212 India percussion mridangam
Maktoum (maktoom, katem) membranophones 2 Afro-Arab percussion drum
Mridangam membranophones 211.212 India percussion drum
Naqara membranophones 2 Middle East percussion drum
Naqareh membranophones 2 Middle East percussion drum
O-daiko membranophones 2 Japan percussion drum
Okedo-daiko membranophones 2 Japan percussion drum
Octaban membranophones 211.211.1 US percussion boobam
Pakhavaj membranophones 211.212 India percussion mridangam
Pandero membranophones 211.3 Domenican percussion frame drum
Piccolo snare membranophones 2 percussion Snare drum
Sabar membranophones 2 Senegal percussion drum
Samphor membranophones 2 Cambodia percussion barrel drum
Shime-jishi daiko membranophones 2 Japan percussion drum
Snare membranophones 2 Turkey percussion drum
Surdo membranophones 2 Brazil percussion bass drum
Tabla membranophones 2 India, Pakistan percussion drum
Taiko membranophones 2 Japan percussion drum
Talking drum membranophones 2 India percussion drum
Tsukeshime-daiko membranophones 2 Japan percussion drum
Tsuzumi membranophones 1/2 China/Japan percussion drum
Tambor huacana idiophones or membranophones 1/2 Mexico percussion drum
Tamboril membranophones 1/2 Uruguay percussion drum
Tamborita (Mexico) membranophones 1/2 Mexico percussion drum
Tambou bas a dé fas membranophones 211.212.2 Guadeloupe percussion bass drum
Tambou bas a yon fas membranophones 211.221-7 Guadeloupe percussion bass drum
Tan-tan membranophones 2 Brazil percussion drum
Taphon membranophones 2 Thailand percussion drum
Thavil membranophones 2 India percussion drum
Timpani (kettledrum) membranophones 2 percussion drum
Tom-tom membranophones 2 percussion drum
Tombak membranophones 2 Iran percussion drum
Repique membranophones 2 Brazil percussion drum
Tupan membranophones 211.212 Iran percussion Davul
Uchiwa-daiko membranophones 2 Japan percussion drum

Wind instruments (aerophones)[edit]

Instrument Classification H-S Number Origin Common classification Relation
Accordion aerophones 412.132 Europe free reed instruments accordion
Air horn aerophones 423 trumpets trumpet
Alboka aerophones 422.2 reed instruments clarinet
Alphorn aerophones 423.121.21 Europe woodwinds natural trumpet
Alto horn aerophones 423.232 brass instruments trumpet
Alto/contralto voice aerophones 43 vocal registers human voice
Arghul aerophones 422.2 reed instruments clarinet
Armonica
Atenteben aerophones 422.2 Ghana woodwinds flute
Bagpipe aerophones 422 Europe reed instruments bagpipe
Balaban aerophones 422.111.2 Azerbaijan, Iran reed instruments oboe, duduk
Bandoneón aerophones 412.132 Latin America free reed instruments accordion
Bansuri aerophones 421.121.12 India woodwinds flute
Baritone horn aerophones 423.232 Germany brass instruments trumpet
Baritone voice aerophones 43 vocal registers human voice
Bass/basso voice aerophones 43 vocal registers human voice
Bassoon aerophones 422.112.2–71 Western Europe reed instruments oboe
Bawu aerophones 412.131 China free reed instruments pitch pipe
Bayan aerophones 412.132 Russia free reed instruments accordion
Bazooka aerophones 423.121.11 brass instruments trumpet
Beatboxing aerophones 43 vocal techniques human voice
Bifora aerophones 422.11 Sicily reed instruments oboe
Birbynė aerophones 422.112.2 Lithuania reed instruments oboe
Blul aerophones 421.111.12 Greece woodwinds end-blown flute, kaval
Bombarde
  • Chromatic bombarde
aerophones 422.112.2 France reed instruments oboe
Buccina aerophones 423.121.21 Ancient Rome brass instruments trumpet
Bugle aerophones 423.121.22 brass instruments trumpet
Bullroarer aerophones 41 Ancient civilizations noise makers sirens
Calliope aerophones 421.222.3 Western Europe/North America fipple flutes organ
Castrato aerophones 43 vocal registers human voice
Chalumeau aerophones 422.2 reed instruments clarinet
Cimbasso aerophones 423.232 Italy brass instruments trombone
Clarinets aerophones 422.2 reed instruments clarinet
Clarytone aerophones 421.221 South Africa fipple flutes tin whistle
Concertina aerophones 412.132 Europe free reed instruments accordion
Conch aerophones 423.111 trumpets conch
Cornamuse aerophones 422.111.2 Europe reed instruments oboe
Cornet aerophones 423.232 brass instruments trumpet
Cornett aerophones 423.2 natural trumpets trumpet
Cornu aerophones 423.121.21 Rome brass instruments trumpet
Corrugaphone aerophones 411 noise makers whip
Countertenor aerophones 43 vocal registers human voice
Cromorne aerophones 422.11 France reed instruments oboe
Crumhorn aerophones 422.111.2 Western Europe reed instruments oboe
Danso aerophones 421.111.12 Korea woodwinds end-blown flute
Death growl aerophones 43 vocal techniques human voice
Didgeridoo aerophones 423.1 Australia natural trumpets trumpet
Diple (or dvojnice) aerophones 422.21/22 Croatia reed instruments bagpipe
Dizi aerophones 421.121.12 China woodwinds flute
Double bell euphonium aerophones 423.232 brass instruments trumpet
Doulophone/cuprophone aerophones 423.121.22 US brass instruments trumpet
Duduk aerophones 422.111.2 Armenia reed instruments oboe
Dulcian aerophones 422.112.2 Western Europe reed instruments bassoon
Dulzaina aerophones 422.112.2 Spain reed instruments oboe
Dung-Dkar aerophones 423.111 Tibet trumpets conch
Dzhamara aerophones 421.111.12 Greece woodwinds end-blown flute, kaval
English horn aerophones 422.112.-71 Western Europe reed instruments oboe
Euphonium aerophones 423.232 brass instruments trumpet
Falsetto aerophones 43 vocal techniques human voice
Fife aerophones 421.121.12 Western Europe woodwinds flute
Firebird (trumpet) aerophones 423.21/22 Canada brass instruments trumpet, slide trumpet
Fiscorn aerophones 423.231 Catalonia brass instruments trumpet
Flabiol aerophones 421.221.12 Catalonia fipple flutes recorder
Flageolet aerophones 421.221.12 France fipple flutes recorder
Flatt trumpet aerophones 423.21/22 England brass instruments trumpet, slide trumpet
Flugelhorn aerophones 423.232 brass instruments trumpet
Flumpet aerophones 423.233 US brass instruments trumpet
Flutina aerophones 412.132 Europe free reed instruments accordion
Flute aerophones France woodwinds flute
Folgerphone aerophones 422.2 reed instruments clarinet
Fujara aerophones 421.221.12 Slovakia fipple flutes recorder
Gaida aerophones 422 Balkans, Southeast Europe reed instruments bagpipe
Garmon aerophones 412.132 Russia free reed instruments accordion
Gemshorn aerophones 421.221.42 Germany fipple flutes ocarina
Gralla aerophones 422.112 Catalonia reed instruments oboe, shawm,
Guan
  • Guanzi
  • Houguan
aerophones 422.111.2 China reed instruments oboe
Hano aerophones 421.111.12 Hawaii woodwinds nose flute
Harmonica aerophones 412.132 free reed instruments harmonica
Harmonium aerophones 412.132 free reed instruments reed organ
Heckelphone aerophones 422.112.2 Germany reed instruments oboe, English horn
Helicon aerophones 423.232 Europe brass instruments trumpet
Horagai aerophones 423.111.2 Iran trumpets conch
Horn/French horn aerophones 423.232 brass instruments trumpet
Hosaphone aerophones 423.1 natural trumpets tube trumpet
Hotchiku aerophones 421.111.12 Japan woodwinds end-blown flute
Hulusi aerophones 412.132 China free reed instruments harmonica
Human voice aerophones 43 vocal registers human voice
Hun aerophones 421.221.42 Korea fipple flutes ocarina
Inci aerophones 421.221.12 Philippines fipple flutes tumpong
Irish flute aerophones 421.121.12 Ireland woodwinds flute
Jug aerophones 423.111.1 trumpets conch
Kagurabue aerophones 421.121.12 Japan woodwinds flute
Kalaleng aerophones 421.111.12 Philippines woodwinds nose flute
Kaval aerophones 421.111.12 Turkey woodwinds end-blown flute
Kazoo aerophones US Woodwind Whistle
Kèn bầu aerophones 422.112.2 Vietnam reed instruments oboe, suona
Key bugle aerophones 423.21 brass instruments trumpet
Khene aerophones 412.132 Laos free reed instruments harmonica
Khloy aerophones 421.221.12 Cambodia fipple flutes recorder
Khlui aerophones 421.221.12 Thailand fipple flutes recorder
Komabue aerophones 421.121.12 Japan woodwinds flute
Koncovka aerophones 421.221.12 Slovakia fipple flutes recorder
Koudi aerophones 421.121.12 China woodwinds flute
Kuhlohorn aerophones 423.232 Germany brass instruments trumpet
Launeddas aerophones 422.2 Sardinia reed instruments clarinet
Livenka aerophones 412.132 Russia free reed instruments accordion
Lusheng aerophones 412.132 China free reed instruments harmonica
Mangtong aerophones 412.131 free reed instruments pitch pipe
Lituus aerophones 423.1 natural trumpets trumpet
Mellophone aerophones 423.232 brass instruments trumpet
Melodica aerophones 412.132 Italy free reed instruments reed organ
Melodeon aerophones 412.132 US free reed instruments reed organ
Mezzo-soprano aerophones 43 vocal registers human voice
Mijwiz aerophones 422.2 reed instruments clarinet
Mizmar aerophones 422.112.2 Arabia reed instruments oboe
Musette de cour aerophones 422 France reed instruments bagpipe
Nadaswaram aerophones 422.112.2 South India reed instruments oboe, shehnai
Nagak aerophones 423.111 Korea trumpets conch
Ney aerophones 421.111.12 Iran woodwinds end-blown flute
Nguru aerophones 421.111.12 New Zealand woodwinds nose flute
Nohkan aerophones 421.121.12 Iran woodwinds flute
Nose flute aerophones 421.111.12 Polynesia, Africa, East Asia woodwinds nose flute
Oboes: aerophones 422.112-71 Western Europe reed instruments oboe
Ocarina
  • Transverse ocarina
  • Pendant ocarina
  • Inline ocarina
  • Multi chambered ocarina
  • Keyed ocarina
  • Slide ocarina
aerophones 421.221.42 fipple flutes ocarina
Octavin aerophones 422.2 reed instruments clarinet
Ophicleide aerophones 423.21 brass instruments trumpet
Paixiao aerophones 421.112 China woodwinds pan flute
Palendag aerophones 421.111.12 Philippines woodwinds end-blown flute
Pan flute aerophones 421.112 woodwinds pan flute
Pasiyak or water whistle aerophones 4 Philippines fipple flutes recorder
Pavari aerophones 421.121.12 India woodwinds flute
Pibgorn aerophones 422.2 reed instruments clarinet
Picco pipe aerophones 421.221.12 Western Europe fipple flutes recorder
Piccolo aerophones 421.121.12 Western Europe woodwinds flute
Piccolo trumpet aerophones 423.232 brass instruments trumpet
Pipe organ (diaphone pipes) aerophones 412.132 free reed instruments reed organ/recorder
Pipe organ (flue pipes) aerophones 421.221.11 fipple flutes recorder
Pipe organ (free reed pipes) aerophones 412.132 free reed instruments reed organ
Pipe organ (reed pipes) aerophones 422.112 reed instruments organ
Pitch pipe aerophones 412.131 free reed instruments pitch pipe
Pocket cornet aerophones 423.232 brass instruments trumpet
Pocket trumpet aerophones 423.232 brass instruments trumpet
Post horn aerophones 423.121.22 brass instruments trumpet
Pu aerophones 423.111 Polynesia trumpets conch
Pulalu aerophones 421.111.12 Philippines woodwinds end-blown flute, palendag
Quena aerophones 421.111.12 South America woodwinds end-blown flute
Quinticlave aerophones 423.21 brass instruments trumpet, ophicleide
Rackett aerophones 422.111.2 Western Europe reed instruments oboe
Rapping aerophones 43 vocal techniques human voice
Rauschpfeife aerophones 422.112.2 Europe reed instruments oboe
Recorder
  • Garklein
  • Sopranino
  • Descant
  • Treble or alto
  • Tenor
  • Bass
  • Great bass
  • Contra bass
  • Subcontra bass
  • Sub-subcontrabass
aerophones 421.221.12 Germany fipple flutes recorder
Reed contrabass aerophones 422.112.2 Belgium reed instruments oboe
Reed organ aerophones 412.132 free reed instruments reed organ
Rhaita aerophones 422.112.2 Northern Africa reed instruments oboe
Robero aerophones 422.2 Spain reed instruments clarinet
Roman tuba aerophones 423.121.11 Etruscan brass instruments trumpet
Ryuteki aerophones 421.121.12 Japan woodwinds flute
Saenghwang aerophones 412.132 Korea free reed instruments harmonica
Sackbut
  • Alto sackbut
  • Tenor sackbut
  • Bass sackbut
  • Double bass sackbut
aerophones 423.22 brass instruments trombone
Samponia aerophones 421.112 Peru woodwinds pan flute
Saratovskaya garmonika aerophones 412.132 Russia free reed instruments accordion
Sarrusophones aerophones 422.112.2 France reed instruments oboe
Saxophones aerophones 422.2 Belgium reed instruments clarinet
Saxhorn aerophones 423.231 brass instruments trumpet
Saxotromba aerophones 423.231 Belgium brass instruments trumpet
Saxtuba aerophones 423.231 Belgium brass instruments trumpet
Scat singing aerophones 43 vocal techniques human voice
Schwyzerörgeli aerophones 412.132 Switzerland free reed instruments accordion
Serpent aerophones 423.21 brass instruments trumpet, cornett
Shakuhachi aerophones 421.111.12 Japan woodwinds end-blown flute
Shankha aerophones 423.111 India trumpets conch
Shawm aerophones 422.112.2 Europe reed instruments oboe
Shehnai aerophones 422.112.2 North India reed instruments oboe
Sheng aerophones 412.132 China free reed instruments harmonica
Shinobue aerophones 421.121.12 Japan woodwinds flute
Shofar aerophones 423.121.21 natural trumpets trumpet
Shō aerophones 412.132 Japan free reed instruments harmonica
Shvi aerophones 421.221.12 Armenia fipple flutes recorder
Siku aerophones 421.112 Bolivia woodwinds pan flute
Siren aerophones 41 noise makers siren
Slide trumpet
  • Medieval slide trumpet
  • Renaissance slide trumpet
  • Baroque slide trumpet
aerophones 423.21/22 Europe brass instruments trumpet
Slide whistle
  • Jazz flute
  • Swanee whistle
aerophones 421.121.312 fipple flutes whistle
Sodina aerophones 421.111.12 Madagascar woodwinds end-blown flute
Sopila aerophones 422.112.2 Croatia reed instruments oboe
Soprano aerophones 43 vocal registers human voice
Sorna aerophones 422.112.2 Iran reed instruments oboe
Sousaphone aerophones 423.232 US brass instruments trumpet, tuba
Sralai aerophones 422.112.2 Cambodia reed instruments oboe
Sudrophone aerophones 423.21 brass instruments trumpet, ophicleide
Suling aerophones 421.111.12 Indonesia/Philippines woodwinds end-blown flute
Suona
  • Laba
  • Haidi
aerophones 422.112.2 China reed instruments oboe
Superbone aerophones 423.22 Canada brass instruments trombone
Swordblade aerophones 411 noise makers whip
Tabor pipe aerophones 421.221.12 Western Europe fipple flutes recorder
Taepyeongso aerophones 422.112.2 Korea reed instruments oboe, suona,
Tarogato aerophones 422.112-71 Central Europe reed instruments oboe, suona,
Tenor aerophones 43 vocal registers human voice
Tenora aerophones 422.112 Catalonia reed instruments oboe, shawm,
Throat singing aerophones 43 vocal techniques human voice
Tible aerophones 422.112 Catalonia reed instruments oboe, shawm,
Tin whistle aerophones 421.221.12 Celtic fipple flutes recorder
Toasting aerophones 43 vocal technique human voice
Tonette aerophones 421.111.12 North America woodwinds end-blown flute
Trikiti aerophones 412.132 Spain free reed instruments accordion
Trombones
  • Sopranino trombone
  • Soprano trombone
  • Alto trombone
  • Tenor trombone
  • Bass trombone
  • Contrabass trombone
  • Valve trombone
aerophones 423.22 brass instruments trombone
Tromboon aerophones 422.112.2 US reed instruments bassoon, trombone
Trompeta china aerophones 422.112.2 Cuba reed instruments oboe, suona,
Trumpets aerophones 423.232 brass instruments trumpet
Tuba aerophones 423.232 brass instruments trumpet
Tube trumpet aerophones 423.1 natural trumpets trumpet
Tumpong aerophones 421.111.12 Philippines woodwinds end-blown flute
Tungso aerophones 421.111.12 Korea woodwinds end-blown flute
Tutek aerophones 4 Azerbaijan woodwinds flute
Txistu aerophones 421.221.12 Spain fipple flutes recorder
Uilleann pipes aerophones 422 Ireland reed instruments bagpipe
Venu aerophones 421.121.12 South India woodwinds flute
Vienna horn aerophones 423.232 brass instruments trumpet, French horn
Vocal percussion aerophones 43 vocal techniques human voice
Vuvuzela aerophones 423.1 South-Africa natural trumpets trumpet
Wagner tuba aerophones 423.232 Germany brass instruments trumpet
Washint aerophones 421.111.12 Ethiopia woodwinds end-blown flute
Western concert flutes aerophones 421.121.12 Western Europe woodwinds flute
Whip aerophones 411 noise makers whip
Whistle aerophones 421.221.11 fipple flutes whistle
Willow flute aerophones 421.221.11 Scandinavia fipple flutes recorder
Xiao aerophones 421.111.12 China woodwinds end-blown flute
Xun aerophones 421.221.42 China fipple flutes ocarina
Yodel aerophones 43 vocal techniques human voice
Yotar aerophones 4 woodwinds flute
Yu aerophones 412.132 China free reed instruments harmonica
Zhaleika aerophones 422.2 Russia reed instruments clarinet
Zufolo aerophones 421.111.12 France fipple flutes recorder
Zugtrompette aerophones 423.21/22 Germany brass instruments trumpet, slide trumpet
Zurna (Turkey)
  • Surnay
aerophones 422.112.2 Turkey reed instruments oboe

Stringed instruments (chordophones)[edit]

Instrument Classification H-S Number Origin Common classification Relation
Aeolian harp chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Ajaeng chordophones 3 Korea stringed instruments
Appalachian dulcimer chordophones 3 United States stringed instruments
Archlute chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Arpeggione chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Autoharp chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Baglama chordophones 3 Turkey stringed instruments
Balalaika chordophones 3 Russia stringed instruments
Bandura chordophones 3 Ukraine stringed instruments
Banjo
    • Five-Stringed Banjo
    • Four-Stringed Banjo
    • Six-Stringed Banjo
chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Banjo mandolin chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Banjo ukulele chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Barbat chordophones 3 Iran stringed instruments
Baryton chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Berimbau (Brazil) chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Biwa (Japan) chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Bordonua chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Bouzouki chordophones 3 Greece stringed instruments
Cavaquinho chordophones 3 Portugal stringed instruments
Cello (violoncello) chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Chapman stick chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Charango chordophones 3 Peru stringed instruments
Cimbalom chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Electric cymbalum chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Citole chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Cittern chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Clavichord chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Crwth chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Cuatro chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Dahu chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Đàn bầu chordophones 3 Vietnam stringed instruments
Đàn gáo chordophones 3 Vietnam stringed instruments
Đàn nguyệt chordophones 3 Vietnam stringed instruments
Đàn tam thập lục chordophones 3 Vietnam stringed instruments
Đàn tranh chordophones 3 Vietnam stringed instruments
Đàn tỳ bà chordophones 3 Vietnam stringed instruments
Diddley bow chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Dihu chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Domra chordophones 3 Kazakhstan stringed instruments
Double-neck guitjo chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Double bass chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Dutar chordophones 3 Central Asia stringed instruments
Duxianqin chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Dulcimer chordophones 3 Medieval Europe stringed instruments
Ektara chordophones 3 India, Pakistan stringed instruments
Erhu chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Erxian chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Esraj chordophones 3 India stringed instruments
Faglong/Fuglung chordophones 3 Philippines stringed instruments
Fegereng chordophones 3 Philippines stringed instruments
Fiddle chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Fortepiano chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Gayageum chordophones 3 Korea stringed instruments
Guzheng chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Gehu chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Geomungo chordophones 3 Korea stringed instruments
Gopuz chordophones 3 Azerbaijan stringed instruments
Gottuvadhyam chordophones 3 India stringed instruments
Guitars: chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Acoustic bass guitar chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Acoustic guitar chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Bass guitar chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Chitarra battente chordophones 3 Italy stringed instruments
Cigar box guitar chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Classical guitar chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Portuguese guitar chordophones 3 Portugal stringed instruments
Dobro chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Electric guitar chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Eight-string guitar chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Flamenco guitar chordophones 3 Spain stringed instruments
Fusetar chordophones 3 Iran stringed instruments
Guitar synthesizer chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Harp guitar chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Portuguese guitar chordophones 3 Portugal stringed instruments
Seven-string guitar chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Slide guitar chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Steel guitar chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Tailed bridge guitar chordophones 3 stringed instruments
3rd bridge guitar chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Twelve-string guitar chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Yotar chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Guitarra quinta Huapanguera chordophones 3 Mexico stringed instruments
Guitarrón chordophones 3 Mexico stringed instruments
Gittern chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Gusli chordophones 3 Russia stringed instruments
Guqin chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Guzheng chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Haegeum chordophones 3 Korea stringed instruments
Hammered dulcimer chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Hardanger fiddle chordophones 3 Norway stringed instruments
Harmonico chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Harp chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Harpsichord chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Hegelong chordophones 3 Philippines stringed instruments
Huluhu chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Huqin chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Hurdy gurdy chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Igil chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Irish bouzouki chordophones 3 Ireland, Greece stringed instruments
Jarana de son jarocho chordophones 3 Mexico stringed instruments
Jarana huasteca chordophones 3 Mexico stringed instruments
Jarana mosquito chordophones 3 Mexico stringed instruments
Jarana segunda chordophones 3 Mexico stringed instruments
Jarana tercera chordophones 3 Mexico stringed instruments
Jiaohu chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Kabosy chordophones 3 Madagascar stringed instruments
Kadlong chordophones 3 Philippines stringed instruments
Kamancha chordophones 3 Persia stringed instruments
Kantele chordophones 3 Finland stringed instruments
Kemenche chordophones 3 Turkey stringed instruments
Khim chordophones 3 Thailand/Cambodia stringed instruments
Kobza chordophones 3 Ukraine stringed instruments
Kokyū chordophones 3 Japan stringed instruments
Komungo chordophones 3 Korea stringed instruments
Kora chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Koto chordophones 3 Japan stringed instruments
Kubing chordophones 3 Philippines stringed instruments
Kudyapi chordophones 3 Philippines stringed instruments
Langeleik chordophones 3 Norway stringed instruments
Laruan chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Leiqin chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Lirone chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Lokanga chordophones 3 Madagascar stringed instruments
Lute chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Lyra (Cretan) chordophones 3 Greece stringed instruments
Lyra (Byzantine) chordophones 3 Byzantine Empire stringed instruments
Lyre chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Maguhu chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Mando-bass chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Mandocello chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Mandola chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Mandolin chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Mandora chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Mandore chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Marovany chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Mohan veena chordophones 3 India stringed instruments
Morin khuur chordophones 3 Mongolia stringed instruments
Musical bow chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Nyckelharpa chordophones 3 Sweden stringed instruments
Octave mandolin (Octave mandola) chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Octobass chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Oud chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Piano (pianoforte) chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Piccolo violino chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Piccolo cello/violoncello piccolo chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Pipa chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Piwancha chordophones 3 Nepal stringed instruments
Psaltery chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Quatro chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Ravanahatha chordophones 4 Sri Lanka,India stringed instruments
Rebab chordophones 3 Afghanistan stringed instruments
Rebec chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Requinto jarocho chordophones 3 Mexico stringed instruments
Ruan chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Rudra vina chordophones 3 India stringed instruments
Sallameh chordophones 3 Iran stringed instruments
Sanshin chordophones 3 Okinawa stringed instruments
Santoor chordophones 3 Iran stringed instruments
Sanxian chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Sarangi chordophones 3 India stringed instruments
Sarod chordophones 3 India stringed instruments
Saung chordophones 3 Burma stringed instruments
Saw sam sai chordophones 3 Thailand stringed instruments
Saz chordophones 3 Turkey stringed instruments
Se chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Shamisen chordophones 3 Japan stringed instruments
Setar (lute) chordophones 3 Persia stringed instruments
Sitar chordophones 3 Persia stringed instruments
Sitarla chordophones 3 Japan stringed instruments
Stroh violin chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Sopranino mandolin chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Tamburitza chordophones 3 Croatia/Serbia stringed instruments
Tanpura chordophones 3 India stringed instruments
Tar (lute) chordophones 3 Iran stringed instruments
Tea chest bass chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Tembûr chordophones 3 curdo-persiano stringed instruments
Tenor viola chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Theorbo chordophones 3 Europe stringed instruments
Timple chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Tres chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Tro chordophones 3 Cambodia stringed instruments
Trumpet marine/tromba marina chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Tsymbaly chordophones 3 Ukraine, Belarus stringed instruments
Tuhu (China) chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Ukulele chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Soprano ukulele chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Tenor ukulele chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Concert ukulele chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Cigar box ukulele chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Baritone ukulele chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Valiha chordophones 3 Madagascar stringed instruments
Veena chordophones 3 India stringed instruments
Vertical viola (and other members of the violin octet family) chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Vichitra vina chordophones 3 India stringed instruments
Vielle chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Vihuela chordophones 3 Spain stringed instruments
Vihuela chordophones 3 Mexico stringed instruments
Viol (also called viola da gamba) chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Viola da gamba chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Viola chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Viola d'amore chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Violin chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Violotta chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Washtub bass chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Whamola chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Xalam/Khalam chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Yaylı tanbur chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Yazheng chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Yangqin chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Zhonghu chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Zhuihu chordophones 3 China stringed instruments
Zither chordophones 3 stringed instruments
Overtone zither chordophones 3 stringed instruments

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