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Hornbostel-Sachs System

1 Idiophones

12 Plucked Idiophones

121 Plucked Idiophones (frame)
121.1 Clack Idiophones


121.2 Guimbardes and Jaw Harps


122 Plucked Idiophones (comb)
122.1 Plucked Idiophones with Laced-on Lamellae


122.2 Plucked Idiophones with Cut-out Lamellae



13 Friction Idiophones

131 Friction Sticks
131.1 Individual Friction Sticks


131.2 Sets of Friction Sticks


132 Friction Plaques
132.1 Individual Friction Plaques


132.2 Sets of Friction Plaques


133 Friction Vessels
133.1 Individual Friction Vessels


133.2 Sets of Friction Vessels



14 Blown Idiophones

141 Blown Sticks
141.1 Individual Blown Sticks


141.2 Sets of Blown Sticks


142 Blown Plaques
142.1 Individual Blown Plaques


142.2 Sets of Blown Plaques



15 Unclassified Idiophones