Fanfare Magazine Home Page

IssuesBook ReviewsCollectionsFeature ArticlesThe Hall of FameLabelsReviewersThe Want Lists

ComposersConductorsEnsembles and OrchestrasInstrumentalistsPerformersSingers

InstrumentsVocal RolesVoicesSACDsJazzSoundtracks Shows and PopVideo

All Instruments

a

b

c

d

e

f

g

h

i

j

k

l

m

n

o

p

q

r

s

t

u

v

w

x

 

y

z

 





 

Fanfare Archive Subscriber-Only Features

 Watch Reviewed Videos

James Kreger: CHOPIN, BRAHMS, BEETHOVEN

Pedro H. da Silva / Lucía Caruso: Jeanne d’Arc, Le Voyage dans la Lune

Varda Kotler: YouTube Channel


Fanfare Archive Advertisers

Buy & Sell Classical CDs at Princeton Record Exchange

Instruments Index

Most Reviewed Instruments

10-string gtr (3)

10-string stereophonic double violin (1)

17-string koto (2)

20-gen koto (1)

20-string koto (2)

2nd viola (3)

5-string banjo (3)

6-drum set (1)

78 rpm victrola (2)

7 string gtr (1)

8-string guitar (1)

accompanist (2)

accordion (212)

acoustic & electric db (1)

acoustic bass (16)

acoustic drums (1)

acoustic guitar (3)

acoustic steel-string guitar (1)

actor (15)

adapted gtr (3)

adapted va (1)

adkins (1)

African drums (3)

African percussion (5)

airdrums midi controller (1)

akai s1100 (4)

al jazewara (1)

al junbosh (1)

almglocken (1)

alphorn (13)

alto clarinet (2)

alto flute (130)

alto guitar (2)

alto horn (2)

alto recorder (13)

alto saxophone (378)

alto trombone (5)

alto viola da gamba (1)

alumiphone (1)

amplified violin (4)

amplifiers (1)

analog synthesizer (3)

Announcer (2)

answering machine message (1)

archguitar (2)

archlute (56)

arpa doppia (2)

arranger (6)

artistic consultant (1)

a sax (10)

assistant (2)

assocorgan (1)

assorted folk instruments (3)

aulos (1)

baglama (2)

bagpipes (18)

balafon (1)

balalaika (5)

Balinese drums (1)

balinese flute (1)

ballast-string instrument (3)

ballerina (2)

balloons (2)

bamboo flute (5)

bander (1)

bandola (5)

bandoneón (62)

bandora (8)

banjo (37)

bargain counter-tenor (3)

baritone electric guitar (1)

baritone horn (1)

baritone saxophone (77)

baritone viola (2)

baroque bassoon (6)

baroque cello (25)

Baroque flute (35)

Baroque gtr (5)

baroque guitar (48)

Baroque harp (3)

baroque hp (3)

Baroque lute (12)

baroque lutes (1)

Baroque ob (1)

baroque oboe (14)

baroque trumpet (4)

Baroque trumpets (2)

Baroque vc (2)

baroque viola (2)

baroque violin (23)

barrel org (3)

baryton (7)

bass clarinet (254)

bass drum (7)

basse de viole (8)

basset clarinet (23)

basset horn (63)

bassett horn (7)

bass flute (27)

bass guitar (28)

bass horn (3)

bass lute (1)

bass marimba (2)

basso (5)

basso blotto (1)

bass oboe (2)

bassoon (1259)

bass recorder (9)

bass saxophone (3)

bass sitar (1)

bass trombone (23)

bass tuba (2)

bass viol (52)

bass violadagamba (15)

bass violin (5)

bayan (8)

B♭ clarinet (2)

beat poet (1)

bell (2)

bell instrument (2)

bell ringers (2)

bells (13)

berimbau (2)

biwa (3)

blockflüte (1)

bodhrán (14)

body perc (1)

Bösendorfer piano (3)

bongos (3)

boo (3)

boom box (2)

bottles (1)

bouchero (1)

bouzouki (11)

bouzoukis (2)

bowed cymbal (1)

bowed lyre (1)

bowed piano (3)

bowed str (1)

bowls (2)

Brazilian percussion (2)

breath (2)

brekete (1)

Broadwood pianoforte (1)

bs duduk (2)

bs mmb (2)

bs vl (11)

Buchla Synthesizer (2)

bugle (3)

bur var (2)

button accordion (2)

buzok (1)

c-melody sax (1)

C-Melody saxophone (1)

Calliope (2)

canons (5)

carillon (11)

carnyx (5)

cassettes (1)

castenets (7)

celesta (55)

Celeste (4)

cello (7908)

cello continuo (11)

Celtic harp (6)

Celtic hp (4)

cembalo (10)

ceterone (1)

C flute (1)

chalumeau (10)

chalumeaux (2)

chamber organ (21)

changgo (2)

changgu (2)

cheng (1)

chimes (11)

Chinese flute (1)

chinese mouth hp (1)

chitarra battente (7)

chitarrino (2)

chittarone (33)

choir organ (4)

chromelodeon (3)

cimbalom (50)

citole (1)

cittern (31)

clarinet (3179)

clarino (2)

clarino trumpet (3)

clarsach (14)

classical acc (1)

clavecin (2)

claves (1)

clavicembalo (1)

clavichord (122)

clavicytherium (1)

clavinet (2)

clavinova (5)

claviorganum (13)

cloud chamber bowls (3)

colascione (5)

computer (41)

computer music system (7)

concertina (8)

concertino harpsichord (1)

concert saxophone (1)

conch shell (5)

concrète sounds (1)

concrète sound sources (2)

conductor (88)

congas (22)

Constantinople lyra (2)

cont db (1)

continue (2)

continuo (20)

continuo harpsichord (3)

contra-alto clarinet (16)

contrabass clarinet (10)

contrabass flute (2)

contrabassoon (26)

contrabass sax (2)

contrabass saxophone (2)

contrabass serpent (1)

controviola (1)

copper box (1)

cor anglais (2)

cornamuses (1)

cornet (90)

cornetto (8)

corno da caccia (17)

cowbell (8)

cow horn (1)

cpu (1)

crackle-box (2)

cristal baschet (1)

crotales (5)

crumhorn (7)

cuatro (9)

cup gong (3)

curved alphorn (1)

cutters (1)

cymbals (11)

DADO (1)

daf (3)

daff (1)

dancer (302)

dap (2)

darabuka (4)

darin trumpets (2)

Deacon (2)

decacorde (4)

def (2)

descant recorder (2)

dessus de viole (5)

detuned hpd (1)

devices (3)

dhol (2)

di (4)

diamond marimba (3)

didgeridoo (21)

digital electronics (2)

digital harmonium (2)

digital piano (2)

digital piano system (2)

director (20)

discant viol (2)

Disklavier (6)

distortion guitar (1)

dizi (5)

dj (2)

djembe (5)

dobro (3)

dog bowl (1)

domra (6)

donso n’goni (1)

dopplerphone (1)

double bass (1164)

double basses (4)

double tbn (1)

double virginal (1)

douçaine (1)

dousongoni (2)

dramatic soprano (1)

drawbar organ (1)

drinking glasses (1)

dr kit (2)

drones (1)

drum (498)

drum dancers (2)

drum kit (4)

drum programming (4)

drumset (1)

duduk (8)

dulcian (8)

dulcians (8)

dulcimer (11)

Duo-Art piano (9)

duo guitar (6)

duo pianists (98)

DVD direction (1)

DX7 keyboard (8)

e-bow guitar (1)

E♭ clarinet (9)

effects (1)

eggs (2)

eiffel tower (1)

elctrc vc (11)

elec gtr (4)

electric bass (27)

electricbassguitar (2)

electric bs (3)

electric contrabass (1)

electric flute (1)

electric guitar (99)

electric harp (11)

electric harpsichord (2)

electric komungo (2)

electric organ (9)

electric piano (15)

electric trumpet (1)

electric viola (2)

electric violin (8)

electro-acoustic realizations (2)

electroacoustics (11)

electronic (1)

electronica (1)

electronic cello (3)

electronic harp (2)

electronic keyboard (16)

electronic music (3)

electronic orchestration (3)

electronic organ (6)

electronic processor (8)

electronics (345)

electronic simulation (2)

Electronic sound (14)

electronic tape (5)

electronic transforms (1)

electronic upright bass (1)

elee (3)

Ellen Mack Senofsky (1)

Emulator synthesizer (1)

English concertina (1)

English horn (283)

english horn without reeds (2)

English lute (1)

English version (16)

erhu (20)

es bass (4)

etc (11)

euphonium (39)

EWI (3)

factory percussion (2)

female voice (2)

Fender piano (2)

Fender Rhodes (6)

fender rhodes pn (2)

fiddle (55)

field recordings (6)

fife (2)

finger drums (1)

finger snapper (1)

first flute (2)

first violin (5)

Fischer piano (1)

fixed media (1)

flautino (3)

flauto traverso (4)

fl d’amour (2)

flügelhorn (87)

flute (4365)

fortepiano (864)

found percussion (2)

four-hands piano (10)

frame dr (3)

frame drums (2)

free bass accordion (3)

French horn (39)

fretless electric bass (1)

fretless electric guitar (2)

from duo-art reproducing piano rolls (12)

gallal (2)

gallichone (2)

gamba (37)

gambuh (2)

garden hose (1)

gardon (1)

gayageum (2)

gemshorn (2)

gender (1)

German flute (3)

German version (13)

ghatam (1)

Ghost electronics (1)

gidi (1)

gittern (2)

glass (3)

glasses (1)

glassguitar (3)

glass harmonica (14)

glass harp (2)

glockenspiel (23)

goat-horn marimba (2)

gong (15)

Graf piano (1)

grand organ (2)

Grardcute (2)

gtr loop (1)

guanzi (1)

guest dancer (1)

guest soloists (5)

guimbarde (1)

guitar (2664)

guqin (3)

gusli (1)

Gwich’in Indian performers (2)

hammer (1)

hammered dulcimer (9)

Hammerflügel (18)

Hammerflügeln (2)

hammerflugel (2)

hammerklavier (4)

hammond b3 org (2)

Hammond organ (10)

handbells (6)

hands (3)

Hardanger fiddle (13)

Hardanger violin (1)

harmonica (49)

harmonic canon (2)

harmonic canon 1 (1)

harmonic canons (1)

harmonic canons I, II (1)

harmonic piano (1)

harmonium (55)

harmonizer (1)

harp (1254)

harpsichord (3868)

harpsichord continuo (14)

harpsichord duettist (1)

harpsichord organ (1)

Hawaiian guitar (1)

hazzan (1)

heckelphone (2)

Henke organ of the Stiftskirche in Herzogenburg (1)

hichiriki (1)

historical recordings (5)

homemade gtr (1)

horn (1522)

hosepipe (1)

hosho (2)

household appliances (1)

hsiao (1)

human percussion (4)

hunting horn (2)

hunting horns (9)

huqin (1)

hurdy-gurdy (23)

hypercello (2)

hyperpiano (3)

hyperviola (2)

hyperviolin (2)

Indian harmonium (1)

instruments (46)

intellectual guide (1)

interviewees (7)

intoning voice (4)

Iňupiat Eskimo performers (2)

iow fl (1)

Irish harp (6)

Jamaican flute (2)

javanese voc (1)

jews harp (4)

jojo (1)

juice cans (1)

junior blue (1)

juschigen (1)

just-tuned accordion (1)

juststrokerods (1)

jyushichigen koto (2)

kálimba (2)

Kamancha (4)

kamancheh (4)

kanon (2)

kanon zither (1)

kanun (2)

kayagum (3)

kazoo (3)

kemanchech (2)

kemençe (2)

kemenche (3)

kempli (1)

kendang (1)

keyboard (156)

keyboard instruments (2)

keyboard sampler (1)

keyboard synthesizer (2)

keyed bugle (2)

keyed tpt (10)

keyed trumpet (3)

khaen (2)

kick drum (1)

kitchen percussion (2)

kithara (1)

kithara II (3)

klavier (1)

klaxon (1)

kokyu (1)

kolesnaya lira (2)

komungo (5)

kora (3)

korg (6)

Korg Digital Drums (1)

Korg MS20 (2)

kortholts (1)

Koto (42)

kshots (2)

kurzweil (3)

laptop (3)

laptop computer (2)

latin kbd rhythms (1)

laud (2)

Lautenklaviere (1)

lautenwercke (6)

leader (2)

lira (1)

live electronics (13)

lockheed (1)

long-necked dulcimer (4)

looper (2)

loughnashade horn (1)

low-grade electronics (1)

lupophon (1)

lute (626)

luteharpsichord (14)

luthéal (3)

Lyra (5)

lyra viol (9)

lyra vl (1)

mac with interactive max software (2)

male voice (3)

mandocello (5)

mandola (10)

mandolin (152)

mandora (3)

mantis (2)

manzello (1)

maracas (6)

marimba (196)

marimbaphone (5)

mbira (3)

medieval harp (1)

medieval psalter (1)

mellophone (1)

melodeon (2)

melodica (10)

metal (1)

metallophone (2)

metal perc (2)

metronomes (5)

mez-sax (2)

Mhdangam (1)

microtonal metals (1)

MIDI-Horn (1)

MIDI bass (1)

midi horn (2)

MIDI marimba (3)

MIDI pn (3)

midi programming (1)

military dr (4)

mixing (5)

modern guitar (1)

modular syn (1)

momentary bass (1)

Moog syn (10)

morin khuur (2)

motor (1)

mountain dulcimer (3)

mridangam (2)

mukha veena (2)

multi perc (1)

musette (6)

music boxes (1)

musicians (12)

musique concrète (2)

muted banjo (2)

nagaswaram (1)

nai (1)

nails (1)

narration (2)

Native American flute (15)

natural horn (42)

nay (1)

neo-Irish harp (2)

ney (10)

ngoma (1)

nineteenth-century guitar (2)

noises (4)

northumberland pipes (1)

Northumbrian pipes (3)

Northumbrian small pipes (1)

nose flute (1)

nyckelharp (1)

nyckelharpa (3)

nykelharpa (1)

objects (4)

oboe (2232)

oboe da caccia (2)

oboe d’amore (112)

ocarina (8)

octave mandolin (2)

octave metal pipes (1)

octave zither (1)

off-colorature soprano (1)

offstage hn (6)

ondes Martenot (53)

operator (4)

ophicleide (4)

orchestrator (4)

organ (5535)

organ-continuo (1)

organ at Cathedral of St Joseph, Hartford, Connecticut (1)

organ continuo (2)

organ of Salisbury Cathedral (2)

organ of St. Anna’s Church in Katawice-Janów (1)

organ of St. Peter’s Church, St. Alban’s (1)

organ of the King Congregational Church of Fayray, North Dakota (1)

original instruments (1)

orpharion (12)

osi drums (1)

other instruments (9)

oud (12)

page-turner (2)

pakhavaj (2)

pandeiro (1)

pan flute (7)

panpipes (13)

paper perc (3)

pardessus de viole (6)

pas de trois (3)

pat ma (1)

pat wing (1)

pedal harpsichord (5)

pedal steel guitar (6)

pennywhistle (3)

percussion (1994)

performance artist (1)

performance data (2)

performer (13)

period and modern instruments (1)

period instruments (2)

persian kamanche (3)

persian ney (3)

petit orgue (1)

photography (1)

pianino (3)

piano (36559)

piano4hands (32)

piano accordion (1)

piano duet (7)

piano duo (23)

pianoforte (58)

piano four-hands (54)

piano interior (1)

pianola (3)

piano obbligato (2)

piano rolls (33)

piccolo (212)

piccolo bass (3)

piccolo flute (2)

piccolo tpt (4)

piccolotrumpet (9)

picc tpt (1)

pinette (1)

pipa (38)

pipe (2)

piri (5)

pitch-pipes (8)

pku (2)

plastic sewer pipe (1)

player piano (5)

Pleyel fortepiano (1)

pocket tpt (1)

pocket trumpet (1)

pogh (2)

polyfusion synthesizer (3)

polymoog (1)

polyphonic electric keyboards (1)

portative (4)

portuguese gtr (5)

positiv (1)

positiv organ (28)

posthorn (7)

prayer bowls (5)

prepared 17-string kotos (3)

prepared electric guitar (2)

prepared piano (48)

prepared Steinway ❝O❝ piano (1)

pretia (1)

processed guitar (1)

processing (3)

Producer (4)

programming (16)

prompter (1)

psaltery (18)

pure wave oscillator (1)

Qänün (1)

quarter-tone acc (1)

quarter-tone marimba (2)

quinton (1)

quinton de viole (1)

quirro (1)

racketts (1)

radio (1)

Radio Baton (2)

Radio Drum (2)

rainstick (11)

rapper (1)

rasp (1)

rattles (1)

rauschpfeifen (1)

rebab (1)

rebec (1)

recitation (4)

reco-reco (1)

recorded voice (1)

recorded voices (5)

recorder (756)

reeds (6)

regal (5)

Renaissance guitar (4)

Renaissance Harp (1)

Renaissance lute (4)

ring modulator (1)

rock musicians (3)

roland electric pn (1)

Romanian flute (1)

rúdra veena (2)

sackbuts (4)

sampler (9)

samples (5)

sampling (4)

sampling keyboard (2)

sand block (1)

santour (2)

santouri (2)

santur (7)

sanza (1)

sarangi (9)

sarod (9)

sarode (1)

saw (2)

saxophone (627)

saz (2)

sceptre dado (1)

second cello (3)

second viola (7)

second violin (13)

sensor augmented bs cl (3)

seraphim (1)

serge modulator electronics (1)

serpent (6)

seventeen-string koto (2)

shakers (4)

shakuhachi (41)

shakuhachi flutes (2)

shaman drum (1)

shamisen (3)

shawms (5)

shenai (1)

sheng (4)

shetland fiddle (1)

shinobue (3)

sho (4)

shocking things (2)

shö (2)

shofar (6)

short-wave receiver (2)

shortwave radio (5)

Siena piano (2)

sign language performer (2)

siku (1)

silent piano (1)

sine-wave generators (4)

sine tones (4)

single-action harp (2)

siren (2)

sitar (43)

si wa (2)

slide trumpet (2)

small pipes (1)

snare drum (8)

solo cornet (1)

solo harpsichord (2)

solo horn (1)

solo piccolo trumpets (3)

solo trumpet (3)

solo viola da gamba (2)

solo violin (5)

sopranino recorder (4)

sopranino saxophone (7)

soprano clarinet (2)

soprano lute (1)

soprano recorder (5)

soprano saxophone (198)

soprano saxophones (3)

sound controls (2)

sound design (3)

sound effects (1)

sound gatherer (1)

sound images (1)

sound mixer (1)

sound objects (2)

sound projection (11)

sound sculpture (2)

sound treatments (4)

soy-sauce dishes (1)

spanish guitar (2)

speaker (259)

spinet (11)

spinett (2)

spoils of war (4)

spoken thoughts (1)

spoken voice (2)

square piano (5)

square pianofortes (1)

stage direction (3)

steam calliope (2)

steel drum (4)

steinspiel (1)

Stein Vis-à-vis (4)

sticks (1)

stones (4)

str (1)

string bass (7)

string instruments (2)

subordinate instruments (3)

suling (5)

suona (2)

surbahar (6)

surrogate kithara (5)

suspended cymbals (1)

svarpeti (1)

Swiss accordions (2)

swiss dulcimer (2)

synclavier (3)

Synclavier II Digital Synthesizer (3)

synthesizers (183)

tabla (70)

tabor (3)

tack piano (5)

taeponso (1)

tam-tam (11)

tambourine (15)

tambura (56)

tangent piano (18)

tape (30)

taped voice (1)

tape processing (2)

tape recorder (3)

tar (10)

taragat (1)

tarija (4)

tarogato (4)

tbila (1)

teahouse guitar (2)

temple bowl (2)

ten-string guitar (2)

tenor recorder (2)

tenor saxophone (323)

tenor trombone (3)

tenor viol (10)

tenor viola da gamba (1)

thai-gong (2)

theater organ (2)

theorbo (259)

theremin (16)

tibetan singing bowl (2)

Tibetan temple bells (1)

timbales (1)

timbre piano (2)

timpani (92)

tin cans (1)

tin whistle (5)

tiple (5)

tmbuk (2)

tom-toms (2)

tombak (2)

tonkori (1)

tools (1)

toy accordion (1)

toy drums (1)

toy piano (29)

toy siren (1)

transistor radio (1)

transverse flute (42)

trash can (1)

trautonium (3)

traverso (4)

treatments (2)

trebes (3)

treblerecorder (4)

treble tanpura (1)

treble viol (16)

triangle (8)

tripleharp (5)

trombone (702)

tro so (1)

truckera“ tape (1)

trumpet (1712)

trumpet I (1)

trumpet II (1)

tuba (208)

tubular bells (2)

tuna tins (1)

tuned bottles (2)

tuned woodblocks (2)

tunisian tabla (1)

turkish oud (3)

turntable (12)

t vl (1)

twenty-string koto (1)

two barrel pipe organs (1)

two filters (1)

two pianos (2)

udu (1)

uilleann pipes (6)

uillean pipe chanter (1)

ukulele (3)

unspecified instruments (1)

valve tbn (3)

vc da spalla (2)

vc piccolo (4)

veena (2)

vibraphone (216)

vichitra veena (2)

Victrola record players (6)

video (5)

videos (1)

vièle (6)

vielle (13)

viheula (2)

vihuela (43)

vihuela da mano (2)

vihuela de arco (1)

vihuela de mano (2)

viol (135)

viola (3527)

viola bastarda (8)

viola concertante (1)

viola da braccio (4)

violadagamba (571)

violadamore (77)

viola II (1)

viole da gamba (13)

violin (14696)

violino piccolo (9)

violoncello piccolo (9)

violone (54)

virginal (51)

vision monologs (2)

vocal (904)

vocal percussion (1)

voice (85)

voice & electronics (3)

voice flute (4)

voiceover (2)

Vox Continental (2)

wagner tb (2)

wah-wah pedal (1)

washboard (6)

water gong (1)

water perc (3)

whistle (26)

whistler (8)

wind chimes (2)

winds (11)

wine glass (1)

wood blocks (2)

wooden fl (7)

woodwinds (8)

writer (2)

Wurlitzer organ (2)

wx-7 wind controller (1)

xiao (4)

xun (2)

xylomarimbaphon (1)

xylophone (27)

xylorimba (10)

yamaha wx-7 midi breath controller (1)

Yamaha WX7 wind controller (2)

yangqi (1)

yangqin (2)

zamponia (1)

zarb (5)

Zeta violin (2)

zheng (23)

zither (7)

zoomoozophone (4)

zurna (6)

 

Our Advertisers
About Fanfare / Contact Us
Advertise in the Fanfare Archive Finding Titles of Musical Works


NOT TO BE MISSED!

Reviews and interviews
Just click and read!

If you don't see images below, please disable your browser's Ad Blocker for this site