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RattlesA hand-held rattle that is traditionally used as a dance rattle or to accompany the rhythm of the Native American drums
*Usually considered a traditional instrument of North America.
RebabA medieval Arabic bowed musical instrument having from one to three strings, shaped typically like a small lute
*Usually considered a traditional instrument of Indonesia.
RecorderA woodwind instrument consisting of a wooden tube, at the top of which is a whistle-like mouthpiece. The recoder has a softer tone than the flute, and it is held vertically, not horizontally.