Hornbostel-Sachs
Hornbostel–Sachs (or Sachs–Hornbostel) is a system of musical instrument classification devised by Erich Moritz von Hornbostel and Curt Sachs, and first published in the Zeitschrift für Ethnologie in ...
Idiophone
An idiophone is any musical instrument that creates sound primarily by the instrument as a whole vibrating—without the use of strings or membranes. It is the first of the four main divisions in the or...
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Membranophone
A membranophone is any musical instrument which produces sound primarily by way of a vibrating stretched membrane. It is one of the four main divisions of instruments in the original Hornbostel-Sachs...
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Aerophone
An aerophone is any musical instrument that produces sound primarily by causing a body of air to vibrate, without the use of strings or membranes, and without the vibration of the instrument itself ad...
Chordophones
A chordophone is a musical instrument that makes sound by way of a vibrating string or strings stretched between two points. It is one of the four main divisions of instruments in the original Hornbo...
Calabash (percussion)
In African music, the calabash is a percussion instrument, of the family of idiophones, consisting of a dried half calabash, of large size, that is struck with the palms, fingers, wrist or objects to...
Clapstick
Clapsticks or clappers are a type of drumstick, percussion mallet or claves that are used to serve the purpose of maintaining rhythm with Aboriginal voice chants. Unlike drumsticks, which are generall...
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Padayani thappu
Patayani thappu is an Indian frame drum with a wooden rim (formed with three parts) covered with leather on one side. It is played with the hands, as opposed to parai thappu, that is played with stick...
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Pogo cello
The pogo cello is a percussion instrument in the idiophone family. This instrument can be heard in the skiffle bands of England, jug bands from the United States, as well as some blues, bluegrass, fol...
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Gumbe (drum)
The gumbe or bench drum is frame drum from French Guiana and Jamaica.It has a small size, with square frame and one head of goat skin. This percussion was introduced to Sierra Leone.
Goombay
Goombay is a form of Bahamian music and a drum used to create it. The goombay drum is a membranophone with one goat skin head held between the legs and played with the hands or sticks.The goombay name...
List of musical instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number: 322.12
This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 322.12 under that system. These instruments may be known as angular harps.These instrumen...
List of musical instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number: 322.12 - Wikipedia
Spoon (musical instrument)
Spoons can be played as a makeshift percussion instrument, or more specifically, an idiophone related to the castanets. "Playing the spoons" originated in England as "playing the bones", in which the ...
Spoon (musical instrument) - Wikipedia
Mazanki
The Mazanki is a type of Slavic folk musical instrument that belongs to a group of idiophones or string instruments.
The Mazanki is similar in shape to the violin, with the difference that it is s...
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Panchamukha vadyam
The Panchamukha Vadyam (Telugu: పంచముఖ వాద్యం), (Tamil: பஞ்சமுக வாத்தியம்) is a drum from India. It is a metal drum with five faces (mukha), named after the faces of Siva: Sadyojatam, Isanam, Tatpuru...
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Pandereta plenera
The pandereta plenera, pandero plenero or plenera, is a percussion instrument included in the group of frame drums. A set of these hand drums from Puerto Rico is usually performed in plena music. The...
Manjira
The manjïrà (manjeera) is a traditional percussion instrument of Bhàrata India. In its simplest form, it is a pair of small hand cymbals. It is also known as manjeera, taal, jalra, khartàl or kartàl, ...
Urumee
The urumee (Tamil: உறுமி மேளம், Uṟumi Mēḷam ; also known as urumi) is a double-headed hourglass-shaped drum from the state of Tamil Nadu, South India. Two skin heads are attached to a singl...
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Directly struck membranophones
Directly struck membranophones is one of the sub-categories of musical instruments found in the Hornbostel-Sachs system of musical instrument classification. The type of membranophones or drums found ...
Directly struck membranophones - Wikipedia
Treshchotka
Treshchotka (Russian: трещо́тка; [trʲɪˈɕːɵtkə], singular; sometimes referred as Treshchotki, Russian: трещо́тки; [trʲɪˈɕːɵtkʲɪ], plural) is a Russian folk music idiophone instrument which is u...
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List of musical instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number: 322.221
This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 322.221 under that system. These instruments are board zithers that use slats as resonato...
Pambai
The pambai(Tamil: பம்பை) is a pair of cylindrical drums used in temple festivals and folk music originated in Tamil Nadu.This unit of two drums is held near the waist of the player or put on the floor...
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Tambourine pedal
The tambourine pedal or tpedal is a percussion attachment for the drumkit to provide sound of a tambourine without the stick click noise. Tpedal is performed by foot on a kick pedal. This instrument ...
List of musical instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number: 314.122
This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 314.122 under that system. These instruments are board zithers that use slats as resonato...
Federal Signal Corporation
Federal Signal Corporation is a global corporation with about 2,800 employees and annual revenue of about US$727 million. Oak Brook, Illinois-based Federal Signal designs, develops and deploys solutio...
Pyrophone
A pyrophone, also known as a "fire/explosion organ" or "fire/explosion calliope" is a musical instrument in which notes are sounded by explosions, or similar forms of rapid combustion, rapid heating, ...
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Tanggu (drum)
The tanggu (堂鼓; pinyin: tánggǔ, [tʰɑ̌ŋkù]; literally "ceremonial hall drum"; sometimes spelled tang gu) is a traditional Chinese drum from the 19th century. It is medium in size and barrel-shaped, wit...
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List of musical instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number: 321.21
This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 321.21 under that system. These instruments may be known as bowl lyres.These instruments ...
List of musical instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number: 321.21 - Wikipedia