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How does the scientific classification system organize world instruments?

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How does the scientific classification system organize world instruments?

Erich Moritz van Hornbostel:

Erich Moritz von Hornbostel was born in Vienna in 1877. He studied music as a child and became a scholar of music and ethnomusicologist. He created the Sachs-Hornbostel system of musical instrument classification.

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The scientific classification system used most for musical instruments is the Sachs-Hornbostel system because it applies to instruments of all...

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