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Names of Musical Instruments

Names of Musical Instruments
Written by Rakesh Kumar

Names of Musical Instruments

Names of Musical Instruments: -: -In this section we will read about Names of Musical Instruments in English and what are the examples of Names of Musical Instruments, we will read in detail about all these.


In the previous post we have read in detail aboutList of Tools in English”.


Musical Instruments:-

Would you like to talk about your favourite band in English but do not know how to refer to musical instruments?


Perhaps you play a musical instrument and would love to be able to tell your English speaking friends about this.


List of Musical Instruments:-


You may be simple want to add some music vocabulary to your repertoire. Whatever your needs, being able to mention the English names of musical instruments will greatly improve your vocabulary and assist you in your day to day conversations.


A musical instrument is an instrument created or adapted to make musical sounds. In principle, any object that produces sound can be considered a musical instrument.


List of Musical Instruments:-


No.-1.Musical note





No.-6.French horn











List of Musical Instruments:-



No.-18.Bass drum


No.-20.Double bass





No.-25.Bass guitar


No.-27.Snare drum

No.-28.Drums/ Drum set


Musical Instruments Names with Pictures and Examples:-

Learn these  names to improve and increase your vocabulary words in English.


No.-1.Musical note: – He wrote down the musical note on the paper.


No.-2.Trombone: – The trombone is an essential musical instrument for a symphony orchestra.


No.-3.Saxophone: – He was jamming with his saxophone.


No.-4.Trumpet: – She played a tune on her trumpet.



Musical Instruments Names with Pictures and Examples

No.-5.Tuba: – He taught himself to play the tuba.


No.-6.French horn: – I am playing French Horn.


No.-7.Record: – She mouthed the words as the record played.


No.-8.Clarinet: – She plays the clarinet in a swing band.


No.-9.Microphone: – We need a microphone so that people in the back can hear us.


No.-10.Harp: – He played an Irish melody on the harp.


No.-11.Recorder: – I want to have a recorder.


No.-12.Keyboard: – He studied the keyboard carefully, one finger poised.


Musical Instruments Names:-

No.-13.Xylophone: – They will never recede like a xylophone.


No.-14.Maracas: – I saw he were playing maracas.


No.-15.Bell: – The bell has rung for a long time.


No.-16.Harmonica: – He played a tune on his harmonica.


No.-17.Accordion: – He plays blues on the accordion.


No.-18.Bass drum: – Epstein asked for the band name to appear on the bass drum.


No.-19.Banjo: – He could hear the thrum of a banjo.


No.-20.Double bass: – Those low notes are played by the double bass.


No.-21.Cello: – She played the cello with the polish of a much older musician.


No.-22.Violin: – I don’t know how to play a violin.


No.-23.Piano: – He keyed the piano up to a concert pitch.


No.-24.Guitar: – The band played the guitar while we danced.


No.-25.Bass guitar: – I am learning bass guitar and it goes everywhere with me.


No.-26.Conga: – I like playing conga.


No.-27.Snare drum: – The music adds a second violin line and a snare drum cadence.


No.-28.Drums/ Drum set: – He has already bought a drum set

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Rakesh Kumar