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This is a first-time practice on instruments from around the world and some music terms for SK music appreciation class.


a stringed instrument of India


traditional Irish drum


French for "drum" ; Nigeria; western Europe marching bands


West African drum made of wood and goat skin


This instrument has a keyboard on one end and buttons on the other with a bellows in the middle. The musician moves the bellows in and out, causing air to flow across metal reeds. Associated with French music.


a Greek long-necked string instrument related to the mandolin


a traditional Indonesian ensemble typically including many tuned percussion instruments including bamboo xylophones and wooden or bronze chimes and gongs


a stringed instrument related to the lute, having 8 metal strings

pedal steel guitar

type of electric guitar that uses a metal slide and pedals and knee levers to change pitch. Popular in Hawaiian music.


Indonesian bamboo flute played like a recorder


two rows of metal pots turned upside down. played by 4 people in a Balinese gamelan orchestra


wooden xylophone with a box resonator, soft and delicate sound, played with 2 flexible mallets in parallel octaves; used in gamelan orchestra in Indonesia and Philippines


texture which two or more voices elaborate the same melody


warrior dance from Cameroon

Peking opera

a Chinese musical art form that combines instruments, speaking, singing, acrobatics, martial arts, and pantomime

Veracruzan music

Mexican music played by harp and 3 different sized guitars


a Mexican instrumental ensemble consisting of violins, trumpets, and guitars


the teachings of Confucius (China) emphasizing love for humanity and appreciation for music and the other arts

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