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Sackbut

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 423.22

    
 

Sallameh

    
 

Sampler

    
 

Sansa

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 122.1

    
 

Sanshin

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 321.312-6

    
 

Santur

Hammered dulcimer, trapezoidal-shaped with 72 strings and two sets of bridges, hit with mallets.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 314.122-4

Country: Iran

    
 

Sanxian

    
 

Sanza

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 122.1

    
 

Sarangi

    
 

Sarod

    
 

Sarrusophone

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.112

    
 

Saung

    
 

Saw sam sai

    
 

Saxophone

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.212

    
 

Saz

    
 

Saz Baglama

The Saz Bglamna is a seven stringed instrument from Turkey.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 321.321

 
 

Scottish smallpipes

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.112

    
 

Se

Ancient plucked instrument.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 312.22

Country: China

    
 

Sea organ

    
 

Serpent

The serpent is a medieval instrument that evolved into the modern tuba.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 423.21

 
 

Setar (lute)

    
 

Seven-string guitar

    
 

Shakuhachi

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 421.111.12

    
 

Shamisen

    
 

Shawm

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.112

    
 

Sheng

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 412.132

    
 

Shishi odoshi

    
 

Shofar

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 423.121.21

    
 

Singing bowl

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 133.2

    
 

Siren

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 412.21

    
 

Sitar

    
 

Sitarla

    
 

Sk8 Guitar

A guitar made out of a skateboard by Laurent Reveret. Played with a slide using open tuning in C.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 321.22

 
 

Skoog

    
 

Slapstick

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 111.12

    
 

Sleigh bells

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 112.111

    
 

Slide guitar

    
 

Slide whistle

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 421.221.312

    
 

Slit drum

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 111.231

    
 

Slit gong

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 111.24

    
 

Snare drum

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 211.212.1

    
 

Sopranino clarinet

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.211.2

    
 

Sopranino mandolin

    
 

Sopranino saxophone

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.212

    
 

Soprano clarinet

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.211.2

    
 

Soprano sarrusophone

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.112

    
 

Soprano saxophone

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.212

    
 

Soprano ukulele

    
 

Soprillo (sopranissimo saxophone)

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.212

    
 

Sousaphone

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 423.232

    
 

Space Harp

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 122.1

    
 

Spoons

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 111.14

    
 

Steel guitar

    
 

Steelpan

    
 

Steelpan / Steel drum

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 111.24

    
 

Stroh violin

    
 

Subcontrabass saxophone

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.212

    
 

Suikinkutsu

Japanese water zither

    
 

Suling

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 421.211.12

    
 

Surma

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.112

    
 

Suroz

Bowed string instrument with a long neck, similar to a fiddle or sarangi and played vertically.

    
 

Swedish bagpipes

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 422.211.2

    
 

Swordblade

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 411

    
 

Synclavier

    
 

Synthesizer

    

 
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