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Instrument

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Percussion
the striking of a musical instrument to produce tones.
Wind Instrument
..., a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by an enclosed column of air that is moved by the breath
Reed Instrument
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String Instrument
..., Instrument whose sound is produced by the vibration of string
Sound Hole
opening in the sound box which increases the volume of the instrument
Bridge
..., a wooden support that holds the strings up
Face
..., a surface forming part of the outside of an object
Neck
..., constriction between head and body
Frets
..., horizantal pieces, used to change note/pitch
Fretboard
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Soundboard
..., the vibrations of the instrument (from the body of the instruments); the movement activates the airwaves to produce the tones we hear
head
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Resonator Flange
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Tailpiece
..., this piece holds the strings in place (bottom).
Fipple
..., a wooden plug forming a flue pipe (as the mouthpiece of a recorder)
Flue
..., organ pipe whose tone is produced by air passing across the sharp edge of a fissure or lip
Windchest
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Windway
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Lip
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Mouth
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