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List of musical instruments by Hornbostel Sachs number: 32

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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 destruction of the instrument, labelled as composite chordophones.

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3: Instruments in which sound is produced by one or more vibrating strings (chordophones, string instruments).

These instruments may be classified with a suffix, based on how the strings are caused to vibrate.

  • 4: Hammers or beaters
  • 5: Bare hands and fingers
  • 6: Plectrum
  • 7: Bowing
  • 71: Using a bow
  • 72: Using a wheel
  • 73: Using a ribbon
  • 8: Keyboard
  • 9: Using a mechanical drive
  • 321. Lutes

  • Lute
  • Cello
  • Double Bass
  • Fiddle
  • Vertical viola (and other members of the violin octet family)
  • Viol or viola da gamba
  • Viola
  • Viola d'amore
  • Violin
  • Balalaika
  • Bandura
  • Banjo
  • Guitars:
  • Bass guitar
  • Classical guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Slide guitar
  • Steel guitar
  • Hardanger fiddle
  • Kobza
  • Lyre
  • Mandolin
  • Nyckelharpa
  • Sitar
  • Torban
  • Ukulele
  • 322. Harps

  • Harp
  • 323. Harp lutes

  • Kora
  • Undefined

  • Chapman Stick
  • Đàn nguyệt
  • Đàn tỳ bà
  • Geomungo/komungo
  • Hurdy-gurdy
  • Khim
  • Kutiyapi/kutyapi/kutiapi
  • Sarangi
  • Shamisen/samisen/sangen
  • Vielle
  • Washtub bass
  • Xalam (or khalam)
  • References

    List of musical instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number: 32 Wikipedia


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