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String instrument: list of all the most popular musical instruments in this family. Any well-known instrument in the String instrument instruments family is included along with photos when available. Other string instruments and Gusle are included on this list. (13 items)

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Bowed string instrument is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list String instrument - Instruments in This Family
Bowed string instrument String instrument Bowed string instruments are a subcategory of string instruments that are played by a bow rubbing the strings. The bow rubbing the string causes vibration which the instrument emits as sound.

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Cello is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list String instrument - Instruments in This Family
Cello Bass, String instrument, Bowed string instrument The cello or violoncello is a bowed string instrument with four strings tuned in perfect fifths. It is a member of the violin family of musical instruments, which also includes the violin and ...more

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Chanzy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list String instrument - Instruments in This Family
Chanzy String instrument A chanzy is a three-stringed lute instrument from the Tuvan Republic. It is most commonly used to accompany throat singing. It has nylon strings and is tuned F2, C3, F3 or D2 A2 D3 or C2 G2 C3

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Double bass is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list String instrument - Instruments in This Family
Double bass Bass, String instrument, Bowed string instrument The double bass, or upright bass, also called the string bass, contrabass, bass viol, stand-up bass, bull fiddle or simply bass, is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument of the ...more

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Guitar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list String instrument - Instruments in This Family
Guitar String instrument, Plucked string instrument The guitar is a popular musical instrument classified as a string instrument with anywhere from 4 to 18 strings, usually having 6. The sound is projected either acoustically or through ...more

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Gusle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list String instrument - Instruments in This Family
Gusle String instrument The gusle is a single-stringed musical instrument traditionally used in the Dinarides region of the Southeastern Europe. The instrument is always accompanied by singing; musical folklore, ...more

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Harp is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list String instrument - Instruments in This Family
Harp String instrument, Plucked string instrument The harp is a stringed musical instrument which has a number of individual strings running at an angle to its soundboard, which are plucked with the fingers. Harps have been known since ...more

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Hurdy gurdy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list String instrument - Instruments in This Family
Hurdy gurdy String instrument, Other string instruments The hurdy-gurdy is a stringed instrument that produces sound by a crank-turned, rosined wheel rubbing against the strings. The wheel functions much like a violin bow, and single notes played on ...more

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Other string instruments is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list String instrument - Instruments in This Family
Other string instruments String instrument

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Plucked string instrument is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list String instrument - Instruments in This Family
Plucked string instrument String instrument Plucked string instruments are a subcategory of string instruments that are played by plucking the strings. Plucking is a way of pulling and releasing the string in such a way as to give it an ...more

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Struck string instruments is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list String instrument - Instruments in This Family
Struck string instruments String instrument

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Viola is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list String instrument - Instruments in This Family
Viola String instrument, Bowed string instrument The viola is a bowed string instrument. It is slightly larger than a violin in size and has a lower and deeper sound than a violin. Since the 18th century it has been the middle voice of the ...more

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Violin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list String instrument - Instruments in This Family
Violin String instrument, Bowed string instrument The violin, also known as a fiddle, is a string instrument, usually with four strings tuned in perfect fifths. It is the smallest, highest-pitched member of the violin family of string ...more