A church song of praise.


An English dance named for the fact that it was first accompanied by a pipe made from an animal’s horn.


A brass wind instrument with a tube bent into a circle, a funnel-shaped mouthpiece, and a wide bell. Another name for a French Horn.


Melody backed up by chords. All the notes are moving the same way, accompanying the same melody.


A keyboard instrument that was an ancestor of the piano. When the keys are pressed, the strings are plucked by quills. Because of this, it is nearly impossible to make […]


A string instrument that dates back to pre-historic times. The modern harp has a large triangular frame with strings stretched vertically across the triangle. The strings are graduated in length, […]


1. A combination of pitches sounding together, such as a chord. 2. The relationship between a series of chords. 3. Consonance.


A keyboard instrument that looks like a small organ. The sound on a harmonium is made by pushing air through metal reeds; the player uses foot pedals to pump the […]


Also called the mouth organ. A small, rectangular wind instrument with reeds inside. Sound is made by blowing in and out through openings to the reeds, which causes them to […]

Hand Drum

A traditional native american drum, made with a rawhide stretched over a circular frame