Traditional Musical Instruments from Different Countries


Traditional Musical Instruments from Different CountriesTraditional musical instruments are basically used in classic and traditional music. They compromise different kinds of instruments. They are played by people of different countries. Here you can get to know about the different kinds of instruments that are used in traditional music of different countries.

Ireland’s traditional music instruments: The traditional music has been around centuries in Ireland. There are many popular musical instruments that musicians from Ireland have been picking, blowing, thumping, plucking and strumming for a long time. They are common and popular as Bodhrán, Uilleann pipes, Celtic Harp, Fiddle, Irish Bouzouki and traditional accordions.

Thai’s traditional musical instruments: There are many instruments that are used in the classical and traditional music of Thailand. They typically include a wide range of percussion, string and wind instruments. These instruments are however played by the Thai’s ethnic minorities and the majority as well. These are basically categorized by action used in playing such as bowing, blowing, plucking and striking. The popular traditional Thai musical instruments include Grajabpi, Phin, Saw duang, Salo, Khim, Taphon, Thon, Khong rang, Ranat, Trae, Pi, Khaen, Khlui and many others.

Traditional Japanese musical instruments: There are many instruments that are basically used in the classical and traditional music of Japan. They comprise a wide range of percussion, string and wind instruments. The popular traditional Japanese musical instruments include Hyōshigi, Kane, Kakko, Kagura suzu, Biwa, Kugo, Junanagen, Shamisen, Tonkori, Hocchiku, Hichiriki, Horagai and others.

Traditional Vietnamese musical instruments: These are the musical instruments that are used in classical as well as traditional musics of Vietnam. They comprise a wide range of percussion, string and wind instruments. They are played by both the nation’s ethnic minorities as well as the Viet majority. The popular traditional Veitnamese musical instruments include monochord zither, two-string lute, Bro, Goong, Đàn gáo, Đàn nhị, Sáo, Kèn, Púa, Trống, tuned gong, lithophone, bamboo xylophone, Klông pút and a lot of other musical instruments.

Iranian Traditional music instruments: There are many instruments used in the classical and traditional music of Iran. Daf is a percussion instrument. It is an ancient frame drum and is regarded as a Sufi instrument. The Dotar, Kamanche, Nay, Santur, Setar, Tar and Tombak and the other things of traditional Iranian musical instruments that are used even nowadays.

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