Music Struck String Instruments - Instruments in This Family

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Struck string instruments: list of all the most popular musical instruments in this family. Any well-known instrument in the Struck string instruments instruments family is included along with photos when available. List features items like Clavichord and Warr guitar. (11 items)

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Berimbau is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Struck String Instruments - Instruments in This Family
Berimbau Struck string instruments The berimbau is a single-string percussion instrument, a musical bow, from Brazil. Originally from Africa where it receives different names, the berimbau was eventually incorporated into the ...more

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Chitarra battente is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Struck String Instruments - Instruments in This Family
Chitarra Battente Struck string instruments The chitarra battente also known as "chitarra italiana" is a musical instrument, a chordophone of the lute family. At a casual glance, it is similar to the everyday classical guitar, ...more

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Clavichord is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Struck String Instruments - Instruments in This Family
Keyboard, Struck string instruments The clavichord is a European stringed keyboard instrument known from the late Medieval, through the Renaissance, Baroque and Classical eras. Historically, it was mostly used as a practice ...more

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Cymbalum is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Struck String Instruments - Instruments in This Family
Cymbalum Struck string instruments The cimbalom is a concert hammered dulcimer: a type of chordophone composed of a large, trapezoidal box with metal strings stretched across its top. It is a musical instrument commonly found in ...more

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Hammered dulcimer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Struck String Instruments - Instruments in This Family
Hammered dulcimer Struck string instruments The hammered dulcimer is a percussion instrument and stringed instrument with the strings stretched over a trapezoidal sounding board. Typically, the hammered dulcimer is set on a stand, at an ...more

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Khim is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Struck String Instruments - Instruments in This Family
Khim Struck string instruments The khim is a hammered dulcimer from Thailand and Cambodia. It is made of wood and trapezoidal in shape, with brass strings that are laid across the instrument. There are 14 groups of strings on ...more

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Piano is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Struck String Instruments - Instruments in This Family
Keyboard, Struck string instruments The piano is a musical instrument played using a keyboard. It is widely employed in classical and jazz music for solo and ensemble performances, accompaniment, and for composing and rehearsal. ...more

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Santur is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Struck String Instruments - Instruments in This Family
Santur Struck string instruments Santur is a Persian hammered dulcimer, consisting of a trapezoidal box with horizontal strings, played with oval shaped featherweight mallets known as mezrab. The Iranian classical santur has 72 ...more

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Warr guitar is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Struck String Instruments - Instruments in This Family
Warr Guitar Struck string instruments

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Yanggeum is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Struck String Instruments - Instruments in This Family
Yanggeum Struck string instruments The yanggeum is a traditional Korean string instrument. It is a hammered dulcimer. Unlike other traditional Korean instruments, the yanggeum has metal strings. It is played by striking the ...more

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Yangqin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Struck String Instruments - Instruments in This Family
Yangqin Struck string instruments The trapezoidal yangqin is a Chinese hammered dulcimer, originally from Persia. It used to be written with the characters 洋琴, but over time the first character changed to 揚, which means ...more