How is sound produced on a string instrument?

Answer According to the Cafe Muse website, stringed instruments make sounds when the instrument's player causes the strings to vibrate. With guitars, the player plucks the strings to create vibrations. Th... Read More »

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How is the sound of a tuba musical instrument produced?

The bass sound of a tuba is produced by the player buzzing his lips in the mouthpiece. As a tuba mouthpiece is much larger than those on other brass instruments, it requires a more relaxed embouchu... Read More »

How far will sound carry from a string instrument outside?

The audibility of a string instrument outside varies depending on the setting, background noise and number of people present. The outside temperature, wind and amount of buildings or trees enclosin... Read More »

What is the oldest string instrument?

The oldest string instrument could have been a type of harp. An Egyptian bow harp from a mural drawing dates back to 3000 B.C.E. and is evidence of a stringed musical instrument, according to the "... Read More »

Is the piano a string instrument?

The piano is both a string and a percussion instrument. It qualifies as a string instrument because its musical tones come from its strings, but the hammers causing the strings to vibrate also qual... Read More »