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  • accordion
    - Accordion is a portable musical instrument with closely-pleated bellows and keys.

  • cello
    - Cello is a large bass instrument of the violin family. Spanish-born Pablo Casals was one of the most prominent 20th-century performers of the cello.

  • clarinet
    - Clarinet is a woodwind instrument with a single reed that sounds similar to a violin. The B-flat soprano is its most common size.

  • cornet
    - Cornet is a brass musical instrument like a small trumpet. It is closely related to the bugle and flugelhorn. It is used in marching and military bands.

  • drum
    - Drum is a percussion musical instrument made up of a membrane stretched over a round frame and played with sticks or fingers. The single-headed mid-eastern darabuka and the double-headed Japanese tsuzumi are types of drums.

  • fiddle
    - Fiddle is a violin that Nero is believed to have played while Rome was burning.

  • flute
    - Flute is a musical wind instrument consisting of a pipe with finger-holes along it and a blow-hole for the mouth at the end. Lord Krishna, the Indian God, is depicted playing it.

  • guitar
    - Guitar is a popular stringed musical instrument. Andres Segovia was a virtuoso of the guitar.

  • hurdy-gurdy
    - Hurdy-gurdy is a musical instrument with droning sound comprising the mechanical cranked barrel organ and barrel piano.

  • lyre
    - Lyre is an ancient musical instrument with strings in a U-shaped frame. Its name is also given to an Australian bird whose tail has the same shape. The kinnor of the ancient Hebrews, the instrument of King David, was a type of lyre.

  • piano, pianoforte
    - Piano (or formally Pianoforte) is a musical instrument with strings struck by hammers operated by a keyboard. It was played by Chico in the Marx Brothers movies.

  • sitar
    - Sitar is a stringed Indian instrument like a guitar.

  • ukulele
    - Ukulele (Hawaiian name meaning flea) is a small four-stringed guitar-like musical instrument that originated in the late 19th century.

  • violin
    - Violin is a musical instrument with four strings of treble pitch and played with a bow. Vivaldi, the composer of 'The Four Seasons', was a virtuoso of the violin.

  • xylophone
    - Xylophone is a percussion musical instrument with flat wooden bars struck with small hammers. The word 'xylophone' is derived from two Greek words meaning 'wood' and 'sound'.

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