List of string instruments

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This is a list of stringed instruments categorized according to the technique used to produce sound, followed by a list of stringed instruments grouped by country or region of origin.


Plucked or strummed instruments[edit]

Name Continent / country Note
Appalachian dulcimer North America / United States Plucked or strummed instruments

Struck or Tapped instruments[edit]

Instruments played in another way[edit]

Instruments with keyboards (keyboard action used to strike, pluck, or bow strings)[edit]

Stringed instruments by country[edit]

  • Bangladesh:
  • Burundi:
  • Ghana:
    • Molo

See also[edit]