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Zill

Zills, also zils or finger cymbals, are small metallic cymbals used in belly dancing and similar performances. They are called sājāt in Arabic. They are similar to Tibetan tingsha bells. In western music, several pairs of zills can be set in a fr ...

                                               

Barril de bomba

The barril de bomba is a traditional drum used in bomba music of Puerto Rico. The barriles de bomba are built from the wood of rum storage barrels and goatskin, adjusted with tourniquets, screws, cuñas or wedges. At least two drums are required t ...

                                               

Candombe drums

The tambores de candombe or tamboriles are drums used in the playing of Candombe music of Uruguay. They are single skin headed and there are three sizes: piano, repique, and the chico. The drums are made of wood and have a curved barrel shape wit ...

                                               

Chenda

The Chanda is a cylindrical percussion instrument used widely in the state of Kerala, Tulu Nadu of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu in India. In Tulu Nadu, it is known as chende.It is greatly identified as a cultural element in Kerala. This instrument is ...

                                               

Culoepuya

The culoe puya drums, also known as culoepuya, culo e puya, or culepuya, are a battery of small drums originally from Venezuela, with a Kongo lineage. They are used in an ensemble also known as redondo drums, after the dance motion and the circle ...

                                               

Dhaa

Dhaa belong to the membranophone group of Newar traditional musical instruments. It is a kind of drum specially played during the month of Gunlaa, the ninth month of Newar calendar. Dhaa is also known as "Gunlaa Baajan". It is made of a hollow wo ...

                                               

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 in this group are those instruments that produ ...

                                               

Dunun

Dunun is the generic name for a family of West African drums that have developed alongside the djembe in the Mande drum ensemble. A dunun is a rope-tuned cylindrical drum with a rawhide skin at both ends, most commonly cow or goat. The drum is pl ...

                                               

Feed-Drum

The Feed-Drum is an imperial bass drum with a system of electronic conditioning of the skin conceived by composer Michelangelo Lupone and coproduced between CRM - Centro Ricerche Musicali, Rome and Istituto Gramma in LAquila. Through the principl ...

                                               

Foot drum

For another term, see footed drum A foot drum is any type of drum that is typically played by striking it with the bare foot or pedal and beater combination. The most common type of foot drum is the kick drum or bass drum of a drum set or trap ki ...

                                               

Footed drum

A footed drum is a class of membranophone, of Native American and Polynesian origin, characterized by an open area at the bottom of the instrument, held by feet. This open area adds resonance to the drums sound. It is made out of hollow wood and/ ...

                                               

Gumbe (drum)

The gumbe or bench drum is a frame drum found in French Guiana, Jamaica and Sierra Leone. It has a small size, with square frame and one head of goat skin. The gumbe was introduced in Sierra Leone in 1800 by Jamaican Maroon settlers. The ceremoni ...

                                               

Hourglass drum

Hourglass drums are a sub-category of membranophone, or drum, characterized by an hourglass shape. They are also known as waisted drums. Drumheads are attached by laces, which may be squeezed during a performance to alter the pitch. The category ...

                                               

Idakka

The idakka, also spelt edaykka / edakka, is an hourglass-shaped drum from Kerala in south India. This handy percussion instrument is very similar to the pan-Indian damaru. While the damaru is played by rattling knotted cords against the resonator ...

                                               

Madal

The madal is a folk musical instrument of Nepal. The Madal, is used mainly for rhythm-keeping in Nepalese folk music. It is very popular and widely used as hand drum in Nepal. The Madal consists of a cylindrical body with a slight bulge at its ce ...

                                               

Mangey

The mangey, mungey or mangay is a membranophone percussion instrument of Afghanistan and Pakistan. It consists of a large clay pot with a thin skin head stretched over the mouth, and fixed with cords. It is struck directly with fingers and palm, ...

                                               

Padayani thappu

The Patayani thappu is an Indian frame drum with a wooden frame. It is played with the hands. Thappu is used in the ritual art of Kerala known as Padayani, in which the drum accompanies stylized dance movements and provides percussive music in a ...

                                               

Pambai

The pambai or pamba is a pair of cylindrical drums used in temple festivals and folk music in Tamil Nadu, India. There is a small community in southern Andhra who plays this instrument: the Pambalas. This unit of two drums is held near the waist ...

                                               

Repinique

A repinique is a two-headed Brazilian drum used in samba baterias. It is used in the Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo Carnival baterias and in the baterias of Bahia, where it is known as repique. It is equivalent to the tom-tom in the non-Brazilian d ...

                                               

Shime-daiko

The shime-daiko is a small Japanese drum. It has a short but wide body with animal skin drumheads on both its upper and bottom sides. The hide is first stretched on metal hoops, then stretched over the body. Similar to the tsuzumi and to African ...

                                               

Tamborim

A tamborim is a small, round Brazilian frame drum of Portuguese and African origin. The frame is 6" in width and may be made of metal, plastic, or wood. The head is typically made of nylon and is normally very tightly tuned in order tore and a mi ...

                                               

Tassa

In Trinidad and Tobago and other parts of the Caribbean, the term tassa refers to a drumming ensemble drawn from an amalgamation of various of North Indian folk drumming traditions, most importantly dhol-tasha, a style that remains popular today ...

                                               

Timbales

Timbales or pailas are shallow single-headed drums with metal casing. They are shallower than single-headed tom-toms, and usually tuned much higher, especially for their size. The player uses a variety of stick strokes, rim shots, and rolls to pr ...

                                               

Timbrel

The timbrel or tabret was the principal percussion instrument of the ancient Israelites. It resembles the modern tambourine.

                                               

Tonbak

The tombak, also tombak, tompak, donbak, dombak or zarb, in Afghanistan zer baghali, is a goblet drum from Persia. It is considered the principal percussion instrument of Persian music. The tombak is normally positioned diagonally across the tors ...

                                               

Uruttu Chenda

Uruttu Chenda is a type of "Chenda" or drum used to play variations in Chenda music. It is used to lead the orchestra. It is called the "Pramanavadhya". The "Chenda Vattam" of the "Uruttu Chenda" is always the "Edam Thala" or the "Left Head" whic ...

                                               

Veekku Chenda

Veekku Chenda or "Acchan Chenda" is a type of Chenda or drum used to keep the "thalam" or the basic rhythm while playing the Chenda. The "Chenda Vattam" of the "Veekku Chenda" is always the "Valam Thala" or the "Right Head" which is made of multi ...

                                               

Dàn brố

The bro is a traditional musical instrument of the Bahnar, Xơ Dang, Êdê, Gia Rai people and Giẻ Xtiêng peoples of the Central Vietnam Highlands. It is played in a similar manner to the jejy voatavo used in the music of Madagascar, and is distantl ...

                                               

Musical bow

The musical bow is a simple string instrument used by a number of South African peoples, which is also found in the Americas via slave trade. It consists of a flexible, usually wooden, stick 1.5 to 10 feet long, and strung end to end with a taut ...

                                               

Quintola

This type of Quintola is like a mandolin or mandola, but with either 5 single strings or 10 strings in 4 paired courses. It is usually tuned C-G-D-A-E, combining the tuning of both the mandolin and mandola. They will sometimes have fanned fretboa ...

                                               

Takumbo

The takumbo is a parallel-stringed tube zither made from bamboo, and is found in the Philippines. It is made from a heavy bamboo tube about 40 cm long, with both ends closed with a node. Two strands of strings, about 5 cm apart, are partially etc ...

                                               

Viola da braccio (instrument)

Viola da braccio is the collective name for the family of the string instrument in violin form emerging in the 16th century. Both the name of todays viola and its Italian designation viola derive from the original name viola da braccio. The name ...

                                               

List of musical instruments by Hornbostel–Sachs number

Electrophones are instruments in which sound is generated by electrical means. While it is not officially in any published form of the Hornbostel–Sachs system, and hence, lacking proper numerical subdivisions, it is often considered a fifth main ...

                                               

List of musical instruments by Hornbostel–Sachs number: 11

This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 11 under that system. These instruments are directly struck idiophones. 1: Idiophones. instrument in which the substance of the instrum ...

                                               

List of musical instruments by Hornbostel–Sachs number: 31

This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 31 under that system. This category includes all instruments consisting of a simple string bearer and strings. An additional resonator ...

                                               

List of musical instruments by Hornbostel–Sachs number: 32

This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 32 under that system. This category includes all string instruments in which the resonator cannot be removed without resulting in the d ...

                                               

List of musical instruments by Hornbostel–Sachs number: 111

This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 111 under that system. These instruments are directly struck idiophones. 1: Idiophones. instrument in which the substance of the instru ...

                                               

List of musical instruments by Hornbostel–Sachs number: 111.1

This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 111 under that system. These instruments are directly struck idiophones. 1: Idiophones. instrument in which the substance of the instru ...

                                               

List of musical instruments by Hornbostel–Sachs number: 112

This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 112 under that system. These instruments are directly struck idiophones. 1: Idiophones. instrument in which the substance of the instru ...

                                               

List of musical instruments by Hornbostel–Sachs number: 311.121.221

This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 311.121.221 under that system. These instruments are single-stringed heterochord musical bows with an attached resonator and a tuning n ...

                                               

List of musical instruments by Hornbostel–Sachs number: 311.121.222

This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 311.121.222 under that system. These instruments are single-stringed heterochord musical bows with an attached resonator and a tuning n ...

                                               

List of musical instruments by Hornbostel–Sachs number: 311.211

This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 311.211 under that system. It includes instruments that are Stick zithers, musical bow cum stick, with rigid string carrier, curved fle ...

                                               

List of musical instruments by Hornbostel–Sachs number: 311.221

This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 311.221 under that system. It includes instruments that are true stick zithers with one resonator. 3: Instruments in which sound is pro ...

                                               

List of musical instruments by Hornbostel–Sachs number: 311.222

This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 311.222 under that system. It includes instruments with a resonator that is not physically integral to the instrument, with more than o ...

                                               

List of musical instruments by Hornbostel–Sachs number: 312.11

This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 312.11 under that system. These instruments are idiochord tube zithers. 3: Instruments in which sound is produced by one or more vibrat ...

                                               

List of musical instruments by Hornbostel–Sachs number: 312.22

This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 312.22 under that system. These instruments are single-stringed heterochord musical bows with an attached resonator and a tuning noose. ...

                                               

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 resonators. 3: Instruments in which sound is produced ...

                                               

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. 3: Instruments in which sound is produced by one or more vibrat ...

                                               

List of musical instruments by Hornbostel–Sachs number: 321.22

This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 321.22 under that system. These instruments may be known as box lyres. 3: Instruments in which sound is produced by one or more vibrati ...

                                               

List of musical instruments by Hornbostel–Sachs number: 321.31

This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel–Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 321.31 under that system. These instruments are also known as spike lutes. These instruments are made of a resonator and string bearer ...