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classical guitar plan Technical Drawings
See the description with each instrument.
hurdy gurdy

En: Hurdy-Gurdy, Wheel fiddle
Es: Viola de rueda, Zanfoña, Cinfonía, Zanfona, Zanfonía, Gaita zamorana, Gaita de pobre, Gaita de Rabil, Rabil de manubrio, Fr: Vielle à roue, Vielle organisée, De: Drehleier, Radleier, Weiberleier, It: Ghironda, Rotata, Stampella, Gironda, Lyra tedesca, Eu: Brenka, Ca: Viola de roda, Cs: Niněra, Da: Drejelire, Eo: Vjelo, Gl: Zanfona, Zanfoña, Zampoña, Eu: Zarrabete, Fi: Kampiliira, Hu: Tekerőlant, Tekerő, Nyenyere, Nyekerő, Szentlélekmuzsika, Kolduslant, Forgólant, Nl: Draailier, No: Dreielire, Pl: Lira korbowa, Pt: Sanfona, Viola de roda, Sv: Vevlira

Similar instruments
La:
Organistrum
En:
Symphony

  symphony and symphony kit

En: Symphony
Es: Sinfonía, Cinfonía, Zanfonía, Zanfoña, Zanfona, Ca: Simfonia
Med. Fr: Chyfoine

Similar instruments
La:
Organistrum
En: Hurdy-Gurdy

medieval fiddle

En: Fiddle, Ffythele, Ffidil, Fiele, Fithele
Es:
Fídula, Vihuela de arco, Fr: Viella à archet, Vielle à archet, Med Fr: Viella, De: Fiedel, Phigilin, No: Faedel, Fedylle, Fele, Nl: Viool, La: Vitula

  viol and viol kit

En: Viol, Viola da gamba
Es: Viola de regazo, Viola da gamba, Fr: Viole, Viole de gambe, It: Viola da gamba, Gamba, Med. De: Kniegeige, Cs: Viola da gamba, Eo: Gambovjolo, Da: Viola da gamba, Fi: Viola da gamba, Hu: Viola da gamba, Nl: Viola da gamba, No: Gambe, Pl: Viola da gamba, Pt: Viola da gamba, Sv: Gamba, Ca: Viola d'arc

bowed psaltery and bowed psaltery kit

En: Bowed Psaltery
Es: Salterio, Fr: Psalterie, De: Psalter, Streichpsalter, Ar: Qanon, Ca: Saltiri

  plucked psaltery and plucked psaltery kit

En: Plucked Psaltery,  Hog-nose Psaltery
Es: Dulcema, Fr: Hachoir, De: Hackbrett, It: Salterio tedesco, Heb: Psantir, Ca: Saltiri

Similar instruments
En: hammered dulcimer, cimbalom, Pt: saltério, Zh: yangqin, Cs: cimbál, Da: hakkebræt, Fr: tympanon, El: santouri, Hu: cimbalom, Hi: santoor, Ar: santur, It: salterio, Nl: hakkebord, Pl: cymbały, Ro: ţambal, Es: salterio, cinbalón, Sv: hackbräda, hammarharpa, De: Hackbrett

bowed psaltery and bowed psaltery kit

En: Hammered Dulcimer

   
Appalachian dulcimer

En: Appalachian Dulcimer, Mountain Dulcimer, Kentucky Dulcimer, Lap Dulcimer

Similar instruments
Es: Dulcémele, Cítara angosta, Cítara longitudinal, Da: Humle, De:  Dulcimer, Scheidholt, Fr: Dulcimer, Epinette des Vosges, Bûche, Nl: Dulcimer, No: Langeleik, Sv: Hummel, Is: Langspil

  minster lovell harp

En: Harp
Es: Arpa, Fr: Harpe, De: Harfe, Harpe, Br: Telenn, Ca: Arpa, Cs: Harfa, Da: Harpe, Eo: Harpo, Eu: Harpa, Fi: Harppu, Gl: Arpa, Hu: Hárfa, It: Arpa, Nl: Harp, No: Harpe, Pl: Harfa, Pt: Harpa, Sv: Harpa, Tr: Arp

cittern

En: Cittern, Cither
Es: Cistro, De: Cister, Zitter, Cyther, Bergmannszither, Halszither, Harzzither, Lutherzither, Thüringer Zither, Waldzither, Zister, Fr: Cistre, La: Cithara Italica, Cithara Germanica, Cithara vulgaris, Sv: Cister, Halscittra, Cittra

Similar instruments
Es:
Cítola, De: Zitol

Similar instruments
Es:
Cedra

  cittern

En: Gittern
Ca: Llaüt guitarrenc

 

cittern

En: Rebec
Es: Rabel, Ca: Rabec

   
7 course lute

En: Lute
Es: Laúd, Vihuela de Flandes, Fr: Luth,  De: Laute, Laouto, It: Lauto, Liuto, Pt: Alaude, Alaúde, Ar: Qobûz, al-`ūd, Ca: Llaüt, Cs: Loutna, Da: Lut, Eo: Liatos, Fi: Luuttu, Gl: Laúde, Hu: Lant, Fr: Laouto, Laghouto, La: Lauto, Nl: Luit, No: Lutt, Pl: Lutnia, Sv: Luta, Tr: Lavta

 

  theorbos and archlutes

En: Theorbo
It: Chitarrone, Tiorba, tuorbe Es: Teorba, tiorba, Fr: théorbe, De: Theorbe

Similar instruments: Es: Archilaúd

Similar instruments: Fr: Angélique, It: Angelica

Similar instruments: En: Torban, Teorban, Ukrainian theorbo

 

vihuela

Es: Vihuela, Vihuela de mano
Eo: Vihuelao, Eu: Biola, Fr: Vihuela, Ca: Viola de mà, It: Viola da mano, La: Hispanica Lyra, Pt: Viola da mano

Similar instruments
It:
Viola da mano

Similar instruments
En:
Renaissance, Baroque and Classical guitars

Similar instruments
En:
Lute

  renaissance guitar

En: Renaissance Guitar
Es: Guitarra renacentista

Similar instruments
Es:
Vihuela

Similar instruments
Es:
Guitarra barroca

 

baroque guitar

En: Baroque Guitar
Es: Guitarra barroca

Similar instruments
Es:
Vihuela

Similar instruments
Es:
Guitarra renacentista

 

  classical guitar

En: Classical Guitar
Es: Guitarra clásica, Fr: Guitare,  De: Guitarre, Gitarre, It: Ghiterra, Chitarra, Ar: Kaitara, Qatar, Cs: Kytara, Da: Guitar, Eo: Gitaro, Eu: Gitarra, La: Cithara Hispanica, Hu: Gitár, Nl: Gitaar, No: Gitar, Pl: Gitara, Pt: Guitarra, Fi: Kitara, Sv: Giarr, Tr: Gitar

Similar instruments
En:
Renaissance guitar

 

ottavino  spinet

En: Ottavino Spinet
Es: Espinetas, Fr: Épinette, It: Arcispinetta, Ottavino

  English bentside spinet

En: Bentside Spinet
Es: Espineta de ala, De: Querflügel, Spinett, Da: Spinet,  Fr: Épinette, Espinette, It: Spinetta, Nl: Spinet, No: Spinett, Pl: Szpinet, Pt: Espineta, Fi: Spinetti, Sv: Spinett

Italian cembalino

En: Cembalino
Es: Clavecín, Ca: Clavecí

  single manual harpsichord

En: Harpsichord
Es: Clave, Clavecín, Clavicémbalo, Cémbalo, Gravicémbalo, Clavicímbalo, It: Cembalo, Clavicembalo, Ca: Clavicèmbal, Cs: Cembalo, Clavicembalo, Da: Cembalo, De:  Cembalo, Eo: Klaviceno, Fr: Clavecin, Med. Fr: Épinette, Gl: Clavicémbalo, La: Clavicymbalum, Nl: Klavecimbel, No: Cembalo, Pl: Klawesyn, Pt: Cravo, Espineta, Fi: Cembalo, Sv: Cembalo, Tr: Klavsen

Italian cembalino

En: Virginal

   
double fretted clavichord

En: Clavichord
Es: Clavicordio, De: Bundklavier, Klavichord, Clavichord, Fr: Monacorde, Clavicorde, Ca: Clavicordi, Da: Klavichord, Gl: Clavicordio, It: Clavicordo, Nl: Clavichord, No: Klavikord, Pl: Klawikord, Fi: Klavikordi, Sv: Klavikord

  2' portative organ and organ kit

En: Portative Organ, Portatif organ, Portativ organ, Portative, Portatif, Portativ
Es: Armonio, Órgano portátil, Órgano portativo, Órgano de mano, Fr: Orgue portativ,  De: Handorgeln, Portativ, Torsellum, It: Ninfale, Organetto, Organino, Eo: Portativo, Fi: Portatiivi, Kantourut, Nl: Portatief, Pl: Portatyw, Sv: Portativ

cornamuse

En: Cornamuse
De: Cornamuse, Fr: Cornamuse (Ne pas confondre avec Cornemuse), Es: Corno recto

  crumhorn

En: Crumhorn
Es: Orlo, Cromorno,  Fr: Cromorne, Tournebout, De: Krummhorn, Kromphorn, Krumphorn, Krummpfeyffe, It: Cornamuto torto, Storto, Piva torta, Cromorna, Eo: Krumorno, Hu: görbekürt, Nl: Kromhoorn

glastonbury pipe

En: Glastonbury Pipe
Es: Chirimía alemana

  shawm and shawm kit

En: Shawm
Es: Chirimía, Flageolet, Fr: Chalemelle, Chalemie, It: Ciaramella, Pipita, Pt: Charamela, Ar: Albogue, Salamiya, Salameya, De: Schalmei, Pommer, Schalmay, Schalmey, Ciaramella, Kalamaia, Ca: Xeremia, Cs: Šalmaj, Da: Skalmejen, Eo: Sxalmo, Hu: Schalmei, Nl: Schalmei, Sv: Skalmeja

Similar instruments
Es:
Bombarda, En: Bombarde, Fr: Bombarde, Nl: Bombarde, No: Bombarde, It: Bombarda, Br: Borvard, Talabard

rauschpfeife

En: Rauschpfeife
Cs: Vzdušnicová šalmaj, De:  Rauschpfeife, Rauschpfeiffe, Fr: Rauschpfeife, Hautbois du Poitou, It: Schreierpfeife
 

  dolzaina

En: Dolzaine
Es: Dulzaina, De:  Dulzaina, Fr: Dolçaine, Dulceuse, Eu: Dultzaina, Ca: Dolçaina, Donçaina, Xaramita, Xirimita, Gaita

rackett and rackett kit

En: Rackett
Es: Ranqueta, Fr: Cervelas, Cervelat, Cortand,  De: Faustfagott, Stockfagott, Rankett, Ranckett, Rakett, Rackett, It: Cortaldi, Eo: Ranketo, Kolbasbagoto, Nl: Ranket, Raket, Rackett, Wurstfagott

Similar instruments
Es: Baroque rackett
, Racket bassoon, Pocket bassoon, Sausage bassoon, Fr: Cervalat à musique, Bassoon à serpentine, De: Rackettenfagott, Stockfagott, Wurstfagott

  sordunes

En: Sordune
Es: Sordón, Fr: Sourdine

Similar instruments
Es: Bordón, En:
Kortholt, De: Kortholt,  Fr: Courtaud, Eo: Kortholto, Hu: kortholt, Nl: Kortholt

curtal or dulcian

En: Curtal, Dulcian
Es: Bajón, bajoncillo, fagote Fr: Fagot, Basson, Douçaine, De: Dulcian, Dolcian, Dulzian, dulcin, vagote, storte, dolzani, fagati, fagott, Nl: Dulciaan, Curtal, Cs: Dulcian, Eo: Dulciano, It: Dulciana, Dolciano, Fi: Dulcian, Hu: Dulcián, Sv: Dulcian

  baroque bassoon

En: Baroque Bassoon
Es: Bajón barroco, Fagote barroco, De: Fagott barock, It: Fagotto barocco, La: Fagotus barocus, Ca: Fagot barroc, Cs: Fagot baroko, Eo: Fagoto baroko, Eu: Fagota barrokoa, Fi: Fagotti, Fr: Basson baroque, Gl: Fagot barroco, Hu: Fagott barokk, Nl: Barok_Fagot, No: Fagott barokken, Pl: Fagot barok, Pt: Fagote barroco, Sv: Fagott barocken

renaissance bagpipes

En: Bagpipes
Es: Gaita, Fr: Cornemuse, Med. Fr: Estive, Pibole, Saccomuse, De: Dudelsack, Sackpfeife, It: Cornamusa, Piva, Zampogna, Ga: Adharcaid cuil, Pibau, Ca: Coixinera, Museta, Xeremies, Sac de gemecs, Buna, Gaita, Botella, La: Utricularium, Tibia utricularis, Cs: Dudy, Da: Sækkepibe, Eo: Saksalmo, kornemuzo, Eu: Gaita, Gl: Gaita, Hu: Duda, Nl: Doedelzak, No: Sekkepipe, Pl: Dudy, Pt: Gaita-de-fole, Gaita de foles, Cornamusa, Museta, Musette, Gaita, Fi: Säkkipilli, Sv: Säckpipa, Tr: Gayda

  smallpipes and smallpipes kit

En: Smallpipes, Northumbrian pipes, Northumbrian smallpipes, De: Dudey

recorder

En: Recorder
Es: Flauta de pico, Flauta dulce, It: Flauto, Flauto a becco, Med. It: Flauto dolce, Fr: Flûte à bec, De: Blockflöte, Da: blokfløjte, Sv: blockflöjt, Nl: blokfluit, Ca: Flauta dolça, Cs: Zobcová flétna, Da: Blokfløjte, Eo: Bekfluto, La: Tibia recta, Hu: Furulya, Nl: Blokfluit, Bekfluit, No: Blokkfløyte, Pl: Flet prosty, Pt: Flauta doce, Flauta de bisel, Sv: Blockflöjt, Tr: Blokflüt

  flute

En: Flute
Es: Flauta travesera, Traversa, De: Traversflöte, Querflöte, It: Traversa, Traverso, Flauto traverso, Med. It: Flauto traverso, Ca: Flauta travessera, Flauta d'Alemanya, Cs: Příčná flétna, Da: Tværfløjte, Eo: Transversa fluto, Eu: Zehar txirula, Fi: Poikkihuilu, Fr: Flûte traversière, Gl: Frauta traveseira, Hu: Fuvola, Nl: Dwarsfluit, No: Tverrfløyte, Sv: Tvärflöjt

cornetto

En: Cornett (avoid confusion with the modern cornet)
Es:
Corneta muda, Corneta, Fr: Cornet à bouquin, It: Cornetto, Cornetto curvo, De: Zink, Krumme Zink, Lituus, Ca: Cornetto, Corneta, Cs: Cink, Da: Zink, Zinke, Sink, Eo: Klariono, Korneto, Fi: Sinkki, Fr: Cornet à bouquin, Hu: Cink, Nl: Zink, Cornetto, Pt: Corneta de madeira, Sv: Sinka, Zinka

  trumpet

En: Trumpet
Es: Trompeta, Med. Es: Añafil, It: Tromba, Br: Trompilh, Ca: Trompeta, Cs: Trubka, Da: Trompet, De:  Trompete, Eo: Trumpeto, Eu: Tronpeta, Fi: Trumpetti, Fr: Trompette, Ga: Trumpa, Gl: Trompeta, Hu: Trombita, Nl: Trompet, No: Trompet, Pl: Trąbka, Pt: Trompete, Sv: Trumpet, Tr: Trompet

medieval drum

En: Drum
Es: Caja, Tambor,  Fr: Tambour, De: Trommel, kleine Trommel, Rührtrommel, Marschtrommel, Schnarrtrommel, Ar: Târ, Br: Taboulin, Ca: Tambor, Cs: Buben, Da: Tromme, Eo: Tamburo, Eu: Dambor, Gl: Tambor, It: Tamburo, Hu: Dob, Nl: Trommel, No: Tromme, Pl: Bęben, Pt: Tambor, Fi: Rumpu, Sv: Trumma, Tr: Davul

  timbrel and timbrel kit

En: Timbrel, Tabret, Tambourine, Marine
Es: Pandereta, Fr: Tambour de basque, Tambourin, De: Tamburin, Schellentrommel, It: Tamburino, Tamburello, Tamburello basco, Ca: Pandereta, Da: Tamburin, Eo: Tamburino, Eu: Pandero, Gl: Pandeireta, Nl: Tamboerijn, Pl: Bębenek baskijski, Pt: Pandeireta, Fi: Tamburiini, Sv: Tamburin, Tr: Tef

tabor and tabor kit

En: Tabor, Tabret
Es: Tamboril, Eu: Dambolina

  hand drum

En: Hand Drum
Es: Tamboril, Fr: Tambourin, Eu: Tun-tun, De:  Handtrommel

tabor and tabor kit

En: Bodhrám

  tabor and tabor kit

En: Taboret

 

nakers and naker kits

En: Nakers, Nakir
Es: Nácara, Fr: Anacaire, Nacaire, It: Nachera, De:  Gürtelpauken

  timpany and timpany kit

En: Timpani
Es: Atabal, Timbal, It: Tímpano, Ca: Timbal, Cs: Tympán, Tympány, Da: Pauke, De: Pauke, Eu: Tinbal, Fr: Timbales, Nl: Pauk, No: Pauke, Pl: Kotły, Pt: Tímpano, Fi: Patarummut, Sv: Timpani, Tr: Timpani

single music stand

En: Music Stand, Lectern
Es: Atril, De: Musikmobiliar, Notenpult, Fr: Pupitre, Lutrin, Nl: Katheder, Lessenaar, Ca: Faristol

 
   

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