The banjolene is a four-stringed musical instrument with a small banjo-type body and a fretted mandolin neck. Banjolene is the generic nickname given to the instrument.
The harp is a stringed musical instrument that has a number of individual strings running at an angle to its soundboard, the strings are plucked with the fingers. Harps have been […]
Banduria is a plucked chordophone from Spain similar to the mandolin, primarily used in Spanish fold music later spread to the Spanish colonies around the world.
Balalaika is a Russian stringed instrument with a characteristic triangular wooden, hollow body and three strings. The higher-pitched balalaikas are used to play melodies and chords. Balalaikas are often used […]
Rubab, Rabab commonly known name in Turkish, Azerbaijani is a lute-like musical instrument originating from Central Afghanistan. The Rubab is mainly used by Pashtun, Tajik, Kashmiri, Azerbaijani and Iranian Kurdish […]
The sanxian is a Chinese lute — a three-stringed fretless plucked musical instrument. It has a long fingerboard, and the body is traditionally made from snake skin stretched over a […]
The shekere is a West African percussion instrument consisting of a dried gourd with beads woven into a net covering the gourd. The instrument is common in West African and […]
A kora is a Mandinka harp built from a large calabash cut in half and covered with cow skin to make a resonator with a long hardwood neck. The skin […]
Adungu is a stringed musical instrument from the Alur people of northwest Uganda.It is an arched harp of different dimensions, ranging from seven, nine, eleven and more strings normally tuned […]
The guzheng also known as the Chinese zither, is a Chinese plucked string instrument with more than a 2,500-year history. It has 16 (or more) strings and movable bridges. The […]