Musical Instruments Beginning With V

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Venu

One of the ancient transverse flutes of Indian classical music, typically made from bamboo

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Country of origin: India

Vihuela

A 15th-century fretted plucked Spanish string instrument, that is shaped like a guitar but tuned like a lute

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Country of origin: Latin America

Vina

An Indian stringed musical instrument

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Country of origin: India

Viola

Slightly larger than the violin, this member of the string family has a hollow wooden body, four strings that are tuned with pegs, and is played with a bow. It sounds a fifth lower than a violin.

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Violin

The highest pitched member of the string instrument family. It has a shallow wooden body, four strings that are tuned with pegs, and it is played with a bow.

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