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Maguhu

    
 

Majestic Bellowphone

The greatest instrument in the world. It was invented by entertainer Leonard Solomon, the "Doctor Seuss of musical instruments".

 
 

Mando-bass

    
 

Mandocello

    
 

Mandoharp

Mandoharp is the name of the company that produces this instrument, rather than the name of the instrument itself. This is a banjo mandolin with a wooden resonator replacing a skin.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 321.312-5 ?

    
 

Mandola

    
 

Mandolin

The mandolin has eight strings, in four courses of doubled strings. It is a member of the lute family and is plucked and strummed.

Mandolins can be flat backed or bowl-backed.

Typically, it is tuned GDAE. the same as a violin.

 
 

Mandora

    
 

Mandore

    
 

Maracas

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 112.13

    
 

Marímbula

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 122.1

    
 

Marimba

The marimba is a percussion instrument with a set of wooden bars struck with mallets to produce musical tones. It is more lower pitched than a xylophone and was developed in Mexico from an Afrian ancestor.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 111.212

 
 

Marimbaphone

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 111.212

    
 

Marovany

    
 

Mbira

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 122.1

    
 

Mechanical music box

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 122.2

    
 

Mellophone

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 423.232

    
 

Mellotron

    
 

Melodica

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 412.132

    
 

Metallophones

Not an instrument as such, but a category of percussion instruments.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 111.222

    
 

Mezzo-soprano saxophone

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.212

    
 

MIDI keyboard

    
 

Mohan veena

    
 

Monster Tubulum

A cool instrument made out of PVC piping.

 
 

Morin khuur

Two-stringed instrument, held between the legs, with a trapezoidal body and a horse's head typically carved on the upper edge of the pegbox.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 321.312

    
 

Morsing

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 121.2

    
 

Musette

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.112

    
 

Musette de cour

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.112

    
 

Musical bow

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 122.2

    
 

Musical box

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 122.1

    
 

Musical saw

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 132.1

    

 
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