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Hello and welcome to the The aim of this site is to catalogue and document ethnic musical instruments from all over the world. Including musical instruments that are custom made, experimental and electronic etc.

All families of musical instruments are represented here from Idiophones > Membranophones > Chordophones > Aerophones > Electronic. The original Hornbostel Sachs System used the term “electrophones” to include electric guitars to synthesizers. For search my site uses a simplified version of the Hornbostel Sachs musical instrument classification system.

My name is Graeme Gibson and I am the author of this website.

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