Ancient -- These musical instruments are the foundations of all modern instruments. From the simplest didgeridoo to the most complex doubled-tubed aulos, these instruments are not only fascinating works of art, but they also provide insight into the cultures thousands of years ago.
Strings -- From the piano to the dulcimer, stringed instruments are very unique and very expressive. In this section, learn about the intricacies of the strings.
Woodwind -- Some of the oldest instruments known to mankind are woodwinds. They are the first whistles made out of clay and the complex double reeded instruments we have today.
Brass -- Brass instruments provide the regal fanfare as well as the deep, rich tones of the orchestra.
Percussion -- Percussion instruments are diverse and unique. They range from the easiest to play drum to the most difficult to play xylophone.
Electronic / Electrified -- Electronic and electrified instruments provide a new edge to the old fashioned ways of musical instruments. Electronic instruments can provide not only a better sound, but can also amplify well. Electronic instruments provide sound bytes of instruments that might be hard to hear or play otherwise.