Unveiling the Guzheng: Ancient Origins and Everlasting Resonance. Explore the debate over its emergence, legends of its strings, and its evolving design and popularity, resonating through centuries.
Instruments starting with G
Discover our musical instruments glossary with our complete a to z of instruments from across the world.
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.
Uncover the origins of the glass harmonica, born from the glass harp, enhanced by Benjamin Franklin, embraced by composers, and modern revivals.
The guqin is a Chinese zither-like instrument with seven unfretted strings and a long sound board. The guqin has an ancient history in China.
The guitar synthesizer combines guitar-like controllers with a synthesizer module, popular in the 1970s and 80s for generating electronic sounds.
The Guiro is a percussion instrument that is commonly used in Latin American music. It is typically made from a gourd or a piece of wood that has been hollowed out and has ridges carved into its surface.