List of Musical Instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs Number: 312.11
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List of Musical Instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs Number: 312.11

This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 312.11 under that system. These instruments are idiochord tube zithers.


3: Instruments in which sound is produced by one or more vibrating strings (chordophones, string instruments).
31: Instruments which consist solely of a string bearer or a string bearer with a resonator that is not integral to the instrument
312: Instrument has a string bearer made of a vaulted surface (tube zithers)
312.1: Instrument has a string carrier made from a complete tube (whole-tube zithers)
312.11: Instrument is an idiochord

These instruments may be classified with a suffix, based on how the strings are caused to vibrate.

  • 4: Hammers or beaters
  • 5: Bare hands and fingers
  • 6: Plectrum
  • 7: Bowing
    • 71: Using a bow
    • 72: Using a wheel
    • 73: Using a ribbon
  • 8: Keyboard
  • 9: Using a mechanical drive

List

Instrument Tradition Hornbostel-Sachs classification Description
valiha[1][2]
Madagascar 312.11 Tubular zither

References

  • von Hornbostel, Erich M.; Curt Sachs (March 1961). "Classification of Musical Instruments: Translated from the Original German by Anthony Baines and Klaus P. Wachsmann". The Galpin Society Journal. Galpin Society. 14: 3-29. doi:10.2307/842168. JSTOR 842168.

Notes

  1. ^ "Afropop Glossary". Afropop. Archived from the original on December 18, 2007. Retrieved 2007. zither, national instrument of Madagascar, similar in sound to the kora
  2. ^ "Like a God When He Plays". Archived from the original on November 20, 2007. Retrieved 2007.

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