Musical Instruments Names with Names and Pictures


A. Strings

Musical Instruments
1. violin  2. viola   3. cello   4. bass
Musical Instruments
5. (acoustic) guitar   6. ukulele   7. electric guitar   8. banjo   9. mandolin
Musical Instruments10. harp


Musical Instruments

1.bow 2.violin 3.viola 4.(double) bass 5.cello 6.piano

B. Woodwinds

Musical Instruments
11. piccolo  12. flute  13. clarinet  14. oboe
15. recorder  16. saxophone  17. bassoon


Musical Instruments

11.flute 12.piccolo 13.oboe 14.recorder 15.clarinet 16.saxophone 17. bassoon



piccolo, flute, oboe, English horn, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, double

C. Brass

Musical Instruments
18. trumpet   19. trombone   20. French horn  21. tuba


Musical Instruments

7.French horn 8.tuba 9.trumpet 10.trombone



trumpet, trombone, French horn, tuba

D. Percussion

Musical Instruments
22. drum  23. kettledrum   24. bongos
25. conga (drum)  26. cymbals  27. xylophone


Musical Instruments

18.xylophone 19.drum set 20.cymbal 21.drum




kettledrum , gong, bongos, snare drum, cymbals, tambourine, trialgle, maracas

E. Keyboard Instruments

Musical Instruments
28. piano   29. organ  30. electric piano/ digital piano  31. synthesizer

F. Other Instruments

Musical Instruments
32. accordion   33. harmonica

Other instruments

Musical Instruments

22.accordion 23.harmonica

Rock Music

Musical Instruments

24. mike/microphone 25.(electric) guitar 26. (bass) guitar
27.keybord 28.anplifier

vibraphone, saxophone

vibraphone, saxophone



Woodwind: flute, Percussion, kettledrums Brass: French horn,
violin, harp, piano, Strings, conductor

Symphony orchesta

Symphony orchesta

Woodwind section 1.bass clarinet 2.clarinets 3.contrabassoons 4. bassoons 5. flutes
6. oboes 7.piccolo 8.English horns
Percussion section 9. bubular bells 10.xylophone 11. triangle
12.castanets 13.cymbals 14.snare drum 15.gong 16.bass drum 17.rimpani
Bass section 18.trumpets 19.comet 20.trombones 21.tuba 22.French homs
Sring section 23.first violins 24.second violins 25.violas 26.cellos 27.double basses
28.harps 29.piano 30.conductor’s podium

Orchestra Strings

 harp, conductor, double bass, violin, podium , viola, cello

harp, conductor, double bass, violin, podium , viola, cello

musical instruments for kids

trumpet, tuba, tambourine, saxophone, recorder, violin

musical instruments for kids

harmonica, xylophone, guitar, castanets, cymbals, accordion

musical instruments for kids

picano, flute, triangle, drum


singing, play the violin, playing the saxophone, playing the guitar


Music and Musicians

Music and Musicians

guitarist, acoustic guitar, drummer, drums, amplifier

Rock Band

Rock Band

microphone, singer, bass guitarist, bass guitar, electric guitar,
keyboard, keyboardist

 Jazz Band

 Jazz Band

double bass, clarinet, saxophone, vibraphone, trombone

Traditional musical instruments

Traditional musical instruments accordion

Accordion: bellows strap, treble register, treble keyboard,   key, grille, bellows, button, bass keyboard, bass register

traditional musical instruments - begpipestraditional musical instruments - balalaika

Bagpipes: drope pipe, blow pipe, stock, windbag, chanter
Balalaika: triagular body.

traditional musical instruments Banjo


Banjo – circular body


traditional musical instruments - djembeharmonica
Djembe – batter skin, sound box, tension rope    ;     harmonica

Music Pictures for Classroom and Therapy Use

Music Pictures for Classroom and Therapy Use

Banjo, Boombox, Bugle, Castanets, Circle Time, Clarinet, Compact Disc, Cymbals, Dance, Disco Ball, Drum , Drummer

Music Pictures for Classroom and Therapy Use

Drummers , Flute, Flutist , Golden Harp, Guitar, Harmonica, Harp, Headphones, Jig, Ladies Dancing, Maracas, MP3 Player

Music Pictures for Classroom and Therapy Use

Music, Music Note, Music Time, Note, Parade, Pat

Music Pictures for Classroom and Therapy Use

Piano, Pipers Piping , Radio, Record, Sax, Sharp, Singing, Staff, Sticks, Sway, Tambourine, Theater, Trombone, Trumpet

Music Pictures for Classroom and Therapy Use


Trumpet , Tuba, Ukelele, Violin, Wiggle, Xylophone


The words for musicians who play individual instruments:


More words for people involved in music:
alto                          a female singer with a low voice
bass                         a male singer with a low voice
choir or chorus director someone who directs a group of singers
conductor            someone who directs a band or an orchestra
singer                     a person who makes music with his or her voice
soprano                 a female singer with a high voice
tenor                       a male singer with a high voice


blues: a style of slow jazz evolved from African-American songs

  • I love to listen to the blues when I’m lonely.

classical: European musk of the latter half of the eighteenth century; music of acknowledged excellence and serious style

  • Classical music is often performed by the city’s symphony orchestra.

country: a style of popular music from the rural American south and southwest

  • A lot of country musicians live and work in Nashville, Tennessee.

folk/ ethnic: music that originates among the common people of a region

  • Folk music was very popular in the United States in the 1960s.

jazz: a kind of music that originated with African-American bands in the southern United States, characterized by improvisation and strong, flexible rhythm

  • Jazz is popular in many parts of the world.

oldies: popular music from an earlier decade

  • Her favorite oldies are from the 1950s and 1960s.

popular: music that is appreciated by a large number of people during the current period of time

  • That radio station plays only popular music.

rap: a currently popular style of music that originated among African-American performers, characterized by talking, rather than singing, in rhyme and rhythm

  • Rap is for listening, not dancing.

rhythm and blues: a style of music with strong, simple rhythm and lyrics that originated in the late 1940s and early 1950s among African-American groups

  • Rhythm and blues is great for swing dancing.

rock: a popular style of music played by bands with electric guitars, keyboards, and drums, often with emotional singing by a group or one singer

  • Rock concerts are very popular among young people.

rock and roll: a style of music that began in the 1950s and combined elements of rhythm and blues and country

  • There were a lot of TV shows with rock-and-roll dancers.



a formal, artistic dance with graceful movements and elaborate technique

  • She has been dancing ballet since she was a child.

a ballet show

  • We went to the ballet last night.

ballroom: a formal version of popular dance, where style and technique are important, including the foxtrot, waltz, swing, and Latin, among others

  • I’m learning the waltz from my neighbor who teaches ballroom dancing.

movement in time with music

  • Dance is a good way to exercise and relax at the same time.

an event where people go to dance

  • Are you going to the dance on Saturday night?

jazz: a type of ballet performed to jazz music

  • She is a top ballet performer and is also accomplished in jazz.

Latin: any of the dances performed to popular music from Latin America, including merengue, salsa, cumbia, bachata, mambo, samba, cha-cha, and tango, among others

  • He is a good swing dancer, but what he really likes is Latin dancing.

line: a dance performed to country music, where dancers dance individually but all follow the same steps

  • One good thing about line dancing is that you don’t need a partner.

tap: a dance performed with a metal plate attached to the toe or heel of the shoe

  • She is good at both ballet and tap.