Flashcards - Understanding Instruments

Flashcards - Understanding Instruments
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lira da braccio
The lira da braccio was a European bowed string instrument of the Renaissance
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violin
The violin is a wooden string instrument in the violin family
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piano
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument, in which the strings are struck by hammers
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harpsichord
A harpsichord is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard
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concerto
A concerto is a musical composition, whose characteristics have changed over time
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chords
A chord, in music, is any harmonic set of usually three or more notes that is heard as if sounding simultaneously
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chordophones
A chordophone is a musical instrument that makes sound by way of a vibrating string or strings stretched between two points
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chordophones
A chordophone is a musical instrument that makes sound by way of a vibrating string or strings stretched between two points
chords
A chord, in music, is any harmonic set of usually three or more notes that is heard as if sounding simultaneously
concerto
A concerto is a musical composition, whose characteristics have changed over time
harpsichord
A harpsichord is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard
piano
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument, in which the strings are struck by hammers
violin
The violin is a wooden string instrument in the violin family
lira da braccio
The lira da braccio was a European bowed string instrument of the Renaissance
luthiers
A luthier is someone who builds or repairs string instruments generally consisting of a neck and a sound box
string orchestras
A string orchestra is an orchestra consisting solely of a string section
cabasa
The cabasa, similar to the shekere, is a percussion instrument that is constructed with loops of steel ball chain wrapped around a wide cylinder
drums
The drum is a member of the percussion group of musical instruments
percussion instrument
A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater ; struck, scraped or rubbed by hand; or struck against another similar instrument
triangle
A triangle is a polygon with three edges and three vertices
Woodwind instruments
Woodwind instruments are a family of musical instruments within the more general category of wind instruments

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