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Below are the instruments found in each family.
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Brass
Cornet
French Horn
Trombone
Trumpet
Tuba

Classroom
Finger cymbals
Glockenspiel
Maracas
Metallophone
Recorder
Sandblocks
Shaker
Tambourine
Triangle
Woodblock
Xylophone

Electronic
Synthesizer
Theremin

Folk
Autoharp
Banjo
Concertina
Dulcimer
Fiddle
Guitar
Harmonica
Mandolin
Ukulele

Keyboard
Accordion


Carillon
Celesta
Clavichord
Harmonium
Harpsichord
Organ
Piano
Pianoforte

Percussion
Bass Drum
Chimes
Cymbals
Drum
Gong
Kettle Drum
Marimba
Snare Drum
Tambourine
Timpani
Triangle
Xylophone

String
Banjo
Cello
Double Bass
Harp
Lute
Lyre
Viola
Violin

Woodwind
Bassoon
Clarinet
Contrabassoon
English Horn
Flute
Oboe
Piccolo
Saxophone

World
Bagpipe
Bodhran
Castanets
Congas
Didgeridoo
Maracas
Shakere
Sitar
Steel Drums
Zither

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