plucked idiophone



[Eng.]


A formal sub-classification of idiophones that are comprised of a flexible tongue that is vibrated by plucking it. These instruments have discernible pitch and are often solo instruments. Plucked Idiophones instruments include:

See also idiophone; percussion instruments.

Also idiophone; concussion idiophone; friction idiophone; percussion idiophone; plucked idiophone; scraped idiophone; shaken idiophone; rattle idiophone; stamped idiophone; stamping idiophone.


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