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  1. The ABCsof Musical InstrumentsKim Treat

  2. Accordion • An accordion is an instrument that is held in front of the body and is played by keys and bellows.

  3. Bagpipes • Bagpipes are a musical wind instrument with a bag and pipes. When we think of bagpipes, we think of the country of Scotland.

  4. Clarinet • A clarinet is a musical instrument shaped like a long tube that is played by blowing air through a reed at the top.

  5. Drum • A drum is a round instrument, that has skins stretched over the open ends.When beaten, it gives a loud booming or rattling sound.

  6. Euphonium • An euphonium is a large wind instrument that makes deep sounds when air is blown into the mouthpiece.

  7. Flute • A flute is a musical instrument shaped like a tube, with finger holes that make different sounds when air is blown through a hole at one end.

  8. Guitar • A guitar is a musical instrument with six strings and a body that makes sound when the strings are strummed.

  9. Harp • A harp is a large instrument with strings stretched across a triangular frame. Sound is made when the strings are played with the fingers.

  10. Instruments • An instrument is a machine for making musical sounds.

  11. Jingle Bells • Jingle bells are musical instruments used to make a clinking or tinkling sound.

  12. Keyboard • An electronic keyboard is a musical instrument used to make different sounds by striking keys.

  13. Lute • A lute is an old-time string instrument, much like a guitar.

  14. Mandolin • A mandolin is a musical instrument with a pear-shaped body and a set of strings, much like a guitar.

  15. Nyckelharpa • A nyckelharpa is a musical instrument that has been played in Sweden for over 600 years. It has 16 strings that are played with a bow.

  16. Oboe • An oboe is a musical instrument shaped like a tube and played by blowing air into a double-reed mouthpiece.

  17. Piano • A piano is a musical instrument that makes sounds when the keys are pressed, causing little mallets to strike strings inside the body.

  18. Quena Flute • A quena flute is a musical instrument shaped like a tube with six finger holes and a notch in the top to blow into.

  19. Rain Sticks • Rain sticks are musical instruments that are usually made from bamboo or cactus sticks with beads inside to create the sound of falling rain.

  20. Saxophone • A saxophone is a large musical instrument with a curved tubular shape. Sound is made by blowing into the mouthpiece at the top.

  21. Trumpet • A trumpet is a metal wind instrument with three valves for making different sounds.

  22. Ukulele • A ukulele is a musical instrument that looks like a small four-stringed guitar, popular in Hawaii.

  23. Violin • A stringed musical instrument held under the chin and played with a bow

  24. Windchimes • Windchimes are musical instruments that make sounds when the wind blows metal or wooden tubes.

  25. Xylophone • A musical instrument made out of wooden or metal bars that make sound when hit with mallets.

  26. Yueqin • A yueqin is a Chinese musical instrument much like a guitar, with two strings and a round box which produces sound.

  27. Zither • A zither is a harp like musical instrument that is laid flat to play.