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accordionAccordion is a portable musical instrument with closely-pleated bellows and keys.
celloCello 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.
clarinetClarinet is a woodwind instrument with a single reed that sounds similar to a violin. The B-flat soprano is its most common size.
cornetCornet 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.
drumDrum 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.
fiddleFiddle is a violin that Nero is believed to have played while Rome was burning.
fluteFlute 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.
guitarGuitar is a popular stringed musical instrument. Andres Segovia was a virtuoso of the guitar.
hurdy-gurdyHurdy-gurdy is a musical instrument with droning sound comprising the mechanical cranked barrel organ and barrel piano.
lyreLyre 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, pianofortePiano (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.
sitarSitar is a stringed Indian instrument like a guitar.
ukuleleUkulele (Hawaiian name meaning flea) is a small four-stringed guitar-like musical instrument that originated in the late 19th century.
violinViolin 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.
xylophoneXylophone 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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