This is a list of instruments by Hornbostel-Sachs number, covering those instruments that are classified under 312.22 under that system. These instruments are single-stringed heterochord musical bows with an attached resonator and a tuning noose.
These instruments may be classified with a suffix, based on how the strings are caused to vibrate.
|Korea||312.22||Half-tube zither with seven silk strings, played with a piece of forsythia wood|
||Vietnam||312.22||Wooden-bodied and steel-stringed zither|
kayagum, kayago, kayag?m, ,
|Korea||312.22-5||zither-like string instrument, with 12 strings.|
komungo, k?mun'go, hyeongeum, hyongum, hy?n'g?m
|China||312.22-5||Half-tube zither, rectangular with three sound holes on the bottom, now with twenty-one strings most typically, pentatonic tuning, strings are plucked by hand|
||Japan||312.22||Long and hollow thirteen-stringed instrument|
||China||312.22||Ancient plucked instrument|
ya zheng, ya cheng
As the most popular national instrument in China, zheng (also known as gu-zheng) is one of the eldest Chinese string instruments with a history of at least 2,500 years.