• Aerophones

    Homemade Instruments and PVC Pipe

    After Homemade Instruments Week on the facebook page, here is an article with some PVC pipes instruments! Percussion on PVC pipes A classic, long pipes for big bass, easy to tune by changing the length [...]
Cordophones

Strange guitars

The guitar has a lot of variations, more or less useful, but most of the time, builders put extra-strings to create hybrids, harp-guitar, lyra-guitar, sympathetic strings guitar, or took off some strings for more primal […]

Cordophones

Everything about bowed zithers

Bowed zithers…don’t know what I talk about? A zither is a chordophone whose strings are stretched all along the sound box. We find crate zithers, tubular zithers, stick zithers…the strings are often plucked or hit, […]

Aerophones

Crystal sounds and glass instruments

A glass instrument immediately brings an imaginary. Crystal clear sound, delicate resonance, fragile beauty… There are several ways to use glass for the manufacture of musical instruments, such as an idiophone, as a resonator or […]

Cordophones

The music of mouth bows

The mouth bow is the simplest instrument of musical bows family, which also includes berimbau or pluriarc (we will talk about later). It is basically a string stretched by a folded branch, the musician’s mouth […]

On this blog you will find articles about musical instruments, for now it’s just the beginning, I work on it!

I will use instrument classification to make categories, the basics are Aerophones, Cordophones, Electrophones, Idiophones and Membranophones.

An aerophone produces sound by causing a body of air to vibrate.

In this family yo will find the flutes :