Instruments of Music
The ultimate a to z of musical instruments
Welcome to “Instruments of Music,” the ultimate digital haven for uncovering an extraordinary assortment of peculiar and unconventional musical instruments from around the globe.
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From Silent Roots to Modern Pulse. Born in the 1920s, it harmonized with amplification’s rise. Overcoming challenges, it found its voice across genres like jazz, rock, and contemporary classics.
The classical guitar’s history traces back to ancient times. Its evolution brought about instruments like the vihuela and baroque guitar. Antonio de Torres’ innovations shaped the modern guitar. Composers like Mozart and techniques by guitarists advanced its popularity.
Rooted in Portuguese origins, the guitarlele shares history with the ukulele. Evolving from machete to Hawaiian ukulele, it fuses guitar and ukulele, offering a unique sound in a portable package.
From Ancient Origins to Musical Diversity. Tracing back to the sheng and reed instruments, explore its evolution from reed organs to the handheld piano-like instrument, finding its niche in reggae, jazz, and global music.
Originating in the 17th century, it evolved from the clarinet family, gaining size and range. Limited in production due to size, it’s found in classical and pop music.
Unique Sax Family Legacy. Crafted by Adolphe Sax, this woodwind hybrid shaped jazz with its distinct sound. From serpent to modern sax, it bridges brass and woodwind worlds.