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Babarak

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 421.211.12

    
 

Babendil

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 111.241

    
 

Bagpipes

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.112

    
 

Balafon

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 111.212

    
 

Balalaika

The Balalaika is a triangular Russian instrument with three strings. The tuning is most commonly EEA - the two lower strings being tuned to the same pitch.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 321.321

Country: Russia

 
 

Bandoneón

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 412.132

 
 

Bandura

Diatonic, unfretted lute-like string instrument, traditionally carved from a single block of wood.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 321.321

Country: Ukraine

 
 

Banduria

Pear-shaped mandolin-like instrument, part of the rondalla tradition of ensemble playing of plucked instruments including bandurias, octavinas, laúds, guitars, and basses.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 321.321

Country: Spain, Phillipines

    
 

Banjo

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 321.312-5

 
 

Banjo mandolin

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 321.312-5

 
 

Banjo ukulele

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 321.312-5

 
 

Barbat

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 321.321

Country: Iran

 
 

Baritone horn

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 423.233

    
 

Baritone sarrusophone

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.112

    
 

Baritone saxophone

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.212

    
 

Baritone ukulele

    
 

Baryton

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 321.322-71

  
 

Bass clarinet

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.211.2

    
 

Bass drum

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 211.212.1

    
 

Bass guitar

    
 

Bass oboe / Baritone oboe

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.112

    
 

Bass sarrusophone

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.112

    
 

Bass saxophone

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.212

    
 

Basset clarinet

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.211.2

    
 

Basset-horn

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.211.2

    
 

Bassoon

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.112

    
 

Bazooka

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 423.22

    
 

Bell

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 111.242.122

    
 

Bell tree

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 111.242

    
 

Berimbau

Single-stringed musical bow.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 311.121.221

    
 

Biniou

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.112

    
 

Biwa

  
 

Bock-a-da-bock

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 111.241

    
 

Bodhrán

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 211.321

    
 

Bombarde

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.112

    
 

Bongo drum

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 211.251.1

    
 

Boomwhacker

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 413

    
 

Bordonua

    
 

Boungu

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 111.24

    
 

Bouzouki

    
 

Bugle

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 423.121.22

    
 

Bullroarer

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 412.22

    

 
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