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Here you find a very long table with all the contents of the separate instrument webpages, but without the pictures.
You can search this page for a particular instrument with the search button in your browser (under Edit in Explorer).

Remember that instruments may be under a different country than you thought, or can be spelled in many different ways. There are around 300 different instruments mentioned in the table.

jump to the prefered page in this table,
by clicking on the name :
lutes
guitars 1
guitars 2
mandolins
cittern
banjos
steelguitars
miscellaneous
Europe West
Europe East
Europe South
Africa
Middle East
Central Asia
India
Far East
S.E. Asia
America N
America C
America S


If you click on the left column [page] you will jump straight to the right Webpage.

 

page chapter instrument name  
lutes lutes early medieval lute  
    medieval lute  
    vihuela  
    renaissance lute  
    orpharion  
    bandora  
    theorbe lute  
    liuto attiorbato  
    chitarrone  
    french baroque lute  
    german baroque lute  
    colascione  
    guitar lute  
    top
guitars 1 1500 - 1900 renaissance guitar  
    baroque guitar  
    chitarra battente  
    romantic guitar  
    Stauffer guitar  
    Panormo guitar  
    terz guitar  
    harp guitar  
    lyre guitar  
    parlor guitar  
    classical guitar  
    top 
guitars 2 > 1900 tenor guitar  
    baritone guitar  
    gypsy guitar  
    cowboy guitar  
    dreadnought /western / jumbo  
    southern jumbo  
    super jumbo  
    12 string guitar  
    acoustic archtop guitar  
    acoustic bass guitar  
    semi acoustic guitar  
    ovation guitar  
    solid body electric guitar  
    electric bass guitar  
    top 
mandolins mandolins gittern  
    mandore  
    mandolino  
    mandolin Neapolitan  
    mandola  
    octave mandolin  
    mandocello  
    flat back mandolin  
    bluegrass mandolin  
    A-style mandolin  
    mandolinetto  
    banjolin  
    lyre or harp mandolin  
    top 
cittern cittern Cantigas de Santa Maria  
    citole  
    Italian cittern  
    cittern  
    English guitar  
    waldzither  
    bell cittern  
    irish cittern  
    top 
banjos banjos gourd banjo  
    minstrel banjo  
    bluegrass banjo  
    long neck banjo  
    banjaurine  
    fretless banjo  
    A-scale banjo  
    piccolo banjo  
    mandolin banjo  
    tango banjo  
    tenor banjo  
    plectrum banjo  
    banjo ukulele  
    banjo mandolin  
    guitar banjo  
    top 
steelguitars acoustic steelguitars hawaiian guitar  
    weissenborn guitar  
  resophonic guitars dobro  
    tricone  
    triolian  
    delvecchio  
  electric steel guitars frypan  
    lapsteel guitar  
    pedalsteel guitar  
  dulcimers dulcimer  
    épinette des voges  
    hommel  
    cetera  
    nordse balk  
    Apallachian dulcimer  
    top 
miscell. miscellaneous multiple neck guitar  
    multi-stinged guitar  
    fretless guitar  
    Gittler guitar  
    nano guitar  
    air guitar  
    string bass  
    tea chest bass  
    Stoessel lute  
    strum stick  
    the stick  
  not included bandura  
    kora  
    gusle  
    zongora  
    autoharp  
    spinet  
    top 
Europe W Spain flamenco guitar  
    guitarro / guitarrico  
    bandurria  
    laud  
  Portugal guitarra portuguesa  
    viola braguesa  
    viola amarantina  
    viola toeira  
    viola beiroa  
    viola campanica  
    cavaquinho  
    bandolim  
    banjolim  
  Canary Islands timple  
  Madeira braguinha  
    rajão  
    viola de arama (de Madeira)  
  Azores viola da terra  
    viola da terciera  
  Cape Verde cavaquinho  
    viola de diz cordes  
  Ireland Irish bouzouki  
    top 
Europe E Austria concert zither  
    schrammel gitarre  
  Russia balalaika  
    domra  
    Russian guitar  
  Bulgaria tambura  
  Macedonia tambura  
  Rumania kobuz / kobsa  
  Croatia bisernica  
    brac  
    bugarija  
    celo / celovic  
    berda  
    top 
Europe S Albania ciftelia [çiftelia]  
    sargija  
  Greece bouzouki  
    laghouto  
    baglama  
    tsouras  
  Italy chitarra battente  
  Sardinia kithera sarda  
  Corsica cetera  
    top 
Africa   african guitar  
  Southern Africa ramkie / blik kitaar  
  West Africa ngoni  
    akonting  
  Madagascar kabosi  
    lokango voatavo  
  West Africa gabusi / kibangala  
  North Africa hajhuj / sentir  
    gunbri  
    gunibri  
    lotar  
    ud  
    top 
MiddleEast Arabia ud  
    buzok  
  Turkey saz  
    cumbus [çumbus]  
    tanbur  
    yaylih tambur  
  Iran setar (sehtar)  
    tanboor  
    tar  
  Armenia tar caucasus  
  Georgia chonguri  
    panduri  
  Azerbaijan saz / qopuz  
  Dagastan agach komus  
    top 
Central Asia Uzbekistan dutar  
    tanbur  
  Kyrgystan komuz  
  Kazakhstan dombra  
  Turkmenistan (turkmen) dutar  
  Afghanistan afghan rabab  
    Herati dutar  
    afghan tanbur  
    dambura (Turkestan)  
    dambura (Badachstan)  
  West China kashgar rabab  
  (Uyghurs) tembor  
    dolan rawap  
  Naxi (China) sugudu / hubo / huobusi  
  Tajikistan rubab  
    tanbur  
    setor  
  Pakistan tanburag  
    chitrali sitar  
  Kashmir kashmiri setar  
  Nepal tungana  
  Tibet dramyen  
  Bhutan dramyen  
    top 
India India sitar  
    sarod  
    surbahar  
    rudra veena  
    vichitra veena  
  South India veena  
    gottu vadyam  
  all India tampura  
    mohan veena / indian guitar  
    bullbull tarang  
  Bangladesh dotara  
    gopichand  
    top 
Far East China pipa  
    ruan  
    yueh chin [yueh qin]  
    liuyechin [liuqin]  
    chinchin [qinqin]  
    sanxian  
    gu chin [guqin]  
  Mongolia tobshuur (China)  
    tobshuur (Mongolia)  
    topshur / khomys (USSR)  
    shanz / shudraga  
  Tuva doshpuluur  
    chanzy  
  Japan shamisen  
    biwa  
    sanshin  
    gekkin  
    taishogoto  
  Korea komingo  
  Vietnam dan nguyet / dan kim  
    dan sen  
    dan doan / dan nhat  
    dan day  
    dan tam  
    dan tyba  
    dan bau  
    ghita  
    dan tinh  
    top 
SE. Asia Cambodia chapey  
  Thailand jakhay  
    grajappi  
    sung  
    sung lisu  
    phin  
  Malaysia gambus  
    sape  
    sundatang  
  Indonesia kacapi (Batak)  
    kacapi (Sulawesi)  
    jungga (1)  
    jungga (2)  
    kroncong guitar  
  Philippines kudlung / kudyapiq / fagelung  
    kitara  
    octavina  
    top 
America N USA ukulele  
    taro patch  
    tiple  
  Mexico vihuela  
    guitarron  
    guitarra de golpe  
    guitarra doble  
    bajo sexto / quinta  
    requinto  
    huapanguera  
    jarana huasteca  
    jarana jarocha  
    requinto jarocho  
    top 
America C Cuba tres  
  Puerto Rico cuatro  
    tiple  
    bordonua  
  Panama mejorana  
    socavon / bocona  
    top 
America S Venezuela cuatro  
    bandola llanera  
    bandola oriental  
    seis and cinco  
    cinco y medio  
  Brazil violao de sete corde  
    viola caipera  
    viola sertaneja  
    viola de cocho  
    cavaquinho  
    bandolim  
  Colombia tiple  
    bandola  
  Ecuador bandolin  
  Peru charango  
  Bolivia quirquincho  
    hualaycho  
    ronrroco  
    chillador  
    ranka charango  
    charanguita  
    khonkhota  
  Chile tiple  
    guitarron chileno  
       
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