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ronnie_the_lizard
06.10.2005, 18:51
OK Musical instruments, but.....to make it even more exciting.....in reverse alphabetical order !


Zither

PeterBale
07.10.2005, 12:45
No joy with "y" unless we can have a Yamaha cornet or Yehudi Menuhin's violin :oops:

DaveR
07.10.2005, 13:07
Yang Qin - Chinese hammered dulcimer; (came into China from Persia in the 17th century and now regarded as a Chinese national instrument). :tongue:

DaveR

ronnie_the_lizard
07.10.2005, 13:08
OK - It's my thread so I'm bagging "Xylophone"

Jan H
07.10.2005, 13:28
Water organ?

ronnie_the_lizard
07.10.2005, 13:42
OK - I'll use a broad definition of "Musical instrument" and include.....

Violin

Jan H
07.10.2005, 13:43
Ukelele

ronnie_the_lizard
07.10.2005, 13:44
Ooooh - T's a difficult one.

Triangle

tubadaz
07.10.2005, 13:50
Stretching the definition of "Musical" Instrument even further: :D

Saxophone

ronnie_the_lizard
07.10.2005, 14:03
Rattle

tubadaz
07.10.2005, 15:05
Qanoun (Arabian 72 string Dulcimer)

ronnie_the_lizard
07.10.2005, 15:17
Peruvian Nose Flute (http://themouthpiece.com/vb/showthread.php?p=184459)

Rebel Tuba
07.10.2005, 15:21
Organ

tubadaz
07.10.2005, 15:48
Northumbrian Smallpipes

ronnie_the_lizard
07.10.2005, 15:56
Marimba

DaveR
07.10.2005, 16:32
Lute

jingleram
07.10.2005, 18:35
Kit (like fiddle)

HBB
07.10.2005, 18:37
Jingle Bells?

jingleram
07.10.2005, 18:54
Ilimba (vaguely musical percussive thing!!)

ronnie_the_lizard
07.10.2005, 18:55
Idiophone

jingleram
07.10.2005, 19:09
^ Too slow
Horn

Tom-King
07.10.2005, 19:21
guitar (sry if im too slow - my iternet sux)

DaveR
07.10.2005, 19:25
Flugel

ronnie_the_lizard
07.10.2005, 19:25
English Horn

Di
07.10.2005, 20:56
drum

meandmycornet
07.10.2005, 21:52
Cornet! :D

imthemaddude
07.10.2005, 22:35
Banjo

Fergus
07.10.2005, 23:35
accoustic guitar

tubadaz
08.10.2005, 13:07
Zampona

Fergus
08.10.2005, 20:43
Yellow recorder !!!

LeDragon
08.10.2005, 21:47
Xylophone

Pythagoras
08.10.2005, 22:47
Wind chimes

LeDragon
08.10.2005, 23:21
Viola

jingleram
08.10.2005, 23:35
Ukelele

meandmycornet
08.10.2005, 23:40
Timpani

tubadaz
08.10.2005, 23:55
Sackbut

jingleram
09.10.2005, 00:01
Rattle

tubadaz
09.10.2005, 00:04
Quitaiplas (Venezualan Percussion Instrument, apparently!!!:p)

jingleram
09.10.2005, 00:06
Panpipes

Magic Flute
09.10.2005, 00:07
Oboe

tubadaz
09.10.2005, 14:11
Nai (Romanian Pan Pipes)

Neil Glynn
09.10.2005, 14:19
marimba

meandmycornet
09.10.2005, 14:52
lyre

Magic Flute
09.10.2005, 15:56
Kettle Drums

tubadaz
09.10.2005, 16:26
Jaw's Harp

Neil Glynn
09.10.2005, 17:03
Indian Bells

jingleram
09.10.2005, 19:00
Hand-clappers

Magic Flute
09.10.2005, 19:45
Guiro

Maestro
09.10.2005, 20:45
Flagolet

Magic Flute
10.10.2005, 00:08
Euphonium

Neil Glynn
10.10.2005, 00:29
dulcimer

tubadaz
10.10.2005, 00:38
Concertina

Di
10.10.2005, 00:42
bongos

tubadaz
10.10.2005, 00:43
Autoharp

Neil Glynn
10.10.2005, 01:15
Zither

ronnie_the_lizard
10.10.2005, 12:59
Yamaha Maestro EEb Bass Tuba

Neil Glynn
10.10.2005, 14:14
Xylorimba (before you ask.....no, I've not made that one up)

ronnie_the_lizard
10.10.2005, 15:15
wind machine

PeterBale
10.10.2005, 16:58
xylorimba

Magic Flute
10.10.2005, 17:03
wind machine

Violin

ronnie_the_lizard
10.10.2005, 17:05
Upright Piano (something tells me Mr Bale hasn't got the hang of "Z-A" yet.....)

Magic Flute
10.10.2005, 17:06
Trombone

ronnie_the_lizard
10.10.2005, 17:06
Serpent

Magic Flute
10.10.2005, 17:07
Recorder

ronnie_the_lizard
10.10.2005, 17:10
Quintposaune (a sort of Bass Trom in Eb !)

PeterBale
10.10.2005, 17:23
Pan-pipes
(sorry, not been in "thread games" for a while and forgot this one was cack-handed :oops: )

ronnie_the_lizard
10.10.2005, 17:30
Ocarina

tubadaz
10.10.2005, 20:45
Nyckelharpa (Scandinavian Keyed Fiddle!!)

Maestro
10.10.2005, 22:27
Marimba

Magic Flute
10.10.2005, 22:28
Maracas - oh, too slow!

Lute

tubadaz
10.10.2005, 22:54
Kettledrums

imthemaddude
10.10.2005, 23:11
lute

Craigsav83
11.10.2005, 00:15
another kettledrum...

HBB
11.10.2005, 00:26
jingle bells!

ronnie_the_lizard
11.10.2005, 12:55
Iron castanet

jingleram
11.10.2005, 14:00
Hunting Horn

Brian Kelly
11.10.2005, 16:00
Gong

ronnie_the_lizard
11.10.2005, 16:03
Fagott

PeterBale
11.10.2005, 16:50
English horn (am.)

ronnie_the_lizard
11.10.2005, 16:53
Drum

PeterBale
11.10.2005, 16:54
Chains

jingleram
11.10.2005, 16:59
Bass

ronnie_the_lizard
11.10.2005, 17:00
ballad horn - damn too slow.


aeolian harp

PeterBale
11.10.2005, 17:12
zampogna - Italian bagpipe

ronnie_the_lizard
11.10.2005, 17:15
Yunque (Flamenco Anvil)

Magic Flute
11.10.2005, 17:40
Xtremely out of tune brass?;) :oops:

PeterBale
11.10.2005, 17:49
Water gong

jingleram
11.10.2005, 17:58
Xtremely out of tune brass?;) :oops:

No that goes under H for Horn.

Anyway,

Viol

ronnie_the_lizard
11.10.2005, 18:38
Ukeke (Hawaian Bow)

jingleram
11.10.2005, 18:46
Timpani

ronnie_the_lizard
11.10.2005, 18:47
Sopranino saxophone

jingleram
11.10.2005, 18:51
Repiano Cornet (realise it's not strictly an instrument)

ronnie_the_lizard
11.10.2005, 19:23
quartposaune (A Bass Trombone in F)

jingleram
11.10.2005, 19:38
Pipe Organ

Magic Flute
11.10.2005, 23:23
Ocarina

ronnie_the_lizard
12.10.2005, 09:57
Nail Violin

HorniKaz
12.10.2005, 10:13
Marracas!!

(1st time someone hasn't put Marimba!!)

Charmed
12.10.2005, 10:58
Loure

PeterBale
12.10.2005, 12:08
Klaxon

Charmed
12.10.2005, 12:38
Japanese Fiddle (One-stringed instrument played by street performers)

jingleram
12.10.2005, 16:30
Irish Fiddle

ronnie_the_lizard
12.10.2005, 16:44
Harp

jingleram
12.10.2005, 16:45
G Trombone

ronnie_the_lizard
12.10.2005, 17:18
Fife

jingleram
12.10.2005, 17:21
Euphonium!!!

jingleram
12.10.2005, 17:22
Have been waiting a long long time for ^that^ one!!!

ronnie_the_lizard
12.10.2005, 18:14
Descant Recorder

jingleram
12.10.2005, 18:24
Cors Anglais

ronnie_the_lizard
12.10.2005, 18:25
Bassoon

tubadaz
12.10.2005, 18:34
Accordion

ronnie_the_lizard
12.10.2005, 18:39
zambomba - spanish rhythm instrument used at festivals

Magic Flute
12.10.2005, 18:59
Yamaha Flute

jingleram
12.10.2005, 19:03
SaXophone

Magic Flute
12.10.2005, 19:04
Windchimes

jingleram
12.10.2005, 19:10
Viola

Magic Flute
12.10.2005, 19:11
Ukelele

jingleram
12.10.2005, 19:23
Tambourine

Magic Flute
12.10.2005, 23:35
Saxophone

jingleram
12.10.2005, 23:37
Ride Cymbal

ronnie_the_lizard
13.10.2005, 10:41
Quijada - A salsa rhythm instrument made from the jawbones of a donkey and played by striking the teeth together ! (If you don't believe me see here (http://www.justsalsa.com/salsa/music/instruments/quijada/) !)

Marlon Bando
13.10.2005, 10:44
Peruvian Nose flute:)

ronnie_the_lizard
13.10.2005, 10:57
Ophicleide

(p.s. Marlon, I've already had the Peruvian Nose Flute in this thread and repetition is strongly discouraged - but we'll let you off just this once since you're a newcomer ;) :cool: Welcome !)

tinytimp
14.10.2005, 00:03
Neo-Bechstein Piano

Craigsav83
14.10.2005, 00:15
maracas

Magic Flute
14.10.2005, 01:10
lyre

ronnie_the_lizard
14.10.2005, 09:46
Klaxon (sort of like a single note Bass Trombone, only more discrete?)

Magic Flute
15.10.2005, 19:45
Jingle Stick

Neil Glynn
16.10.2005, 01:20
Idiophone

Di
16.10.2005, 14:05
harmonica

Neil Glynn
16.10.2005, 14:34
gong

Magic Flute
16.10.2005, 21:43
Flute

Craigsav83
16.10.2005, 23:56
euphonium

LeDragon
17.10.2005, 00:05
Drum

Neil Glynn
17.10.2005, 00:18
Celeste

LeDragon
17.10.2005, 00:20
Baritone

ronnie_the_lizard
17.10.2005, 14:48
'Armonica

Di
17.10.2005, 15:42
Thats cheating. ;) Hehe, two can play that game.

Zauberflote (the magic flute) :)

Magic Flute
17.10.2005, 19:13
Zauberflote (the magic flute) :)

Well, as 'Magic Flute,' I'll put the next one!

... Yamaha Keyboard:)

ronnie_the_lizard
17.10.2005, 20:21
xocalho

Brazilian percussion instrument

andyp
17.10.2005, 21:54
wobble-board.



"can you tell what it is yet?"

Magic Flute
17.10.2005, 23:41
Vibraphone

ronnie_the_lizard
18.10.2005, 14:43
Udu
The udu is a vessel drum originally from the Igbo people of Nigeria. Traditionally it was a water jug with another hole in the side, played by women for ceremonial music. The udu has become a very popular instrument in the West, and can be heard at least once a week on a television or movie soundtrack

DaveR
18.10.2005, 15:15
Trombone

ronnie_the_lizard
18.10.2005, 15:33
Slide-trombone ;)

jingleram
18.10.2005, 20:17
Rainshaker

Vickitorious
19.10.2005, 01:53
Sitar

PeterBale
19.10.2005, 10:50
Racket

tubadaz
19.10.2005, 19:41
Quenacho - large shepherd's flute, carved from bone

Vickitorious
20.10.2005, 14:28
Piano!!! Took me ages to come up with that!! oh dear!

tubadaz
20.10.2005, 15:45
Ovcharska svirka - Bulgarian shepherd's pipe

ronnie_the_lizard
20.10.2005, 15:49
Nyckelharpa (http://www.nyckelharpa.com/)

Swedish folk instrument. (http://www.nyckelharpa.com/)

tubadaz
20.10.2005, 15:51
Mandocello

ronnie_the_lizard
20.10.2005, 16:08
Lyre

DaveR
20.10.2005, 16:23
Kazzoo

tubadaz
20.10.2005, 16:46
Jouhikko - bowed lyre of Finland

ronnie_the_lizard
20.10.2005, 16:59
Ichigenkin

A japanese one-stringed zither

Magic Flute
20.10.2005, 20:07
Handbells

tubadaz
20.10.2005, 23:44
Guiro

ronnie_the_lizard
21.10.2005, 10:29
Ffidl

( a Welsh violin)

Charmed
21.10.2005, 10:42
Emicon

(Electric instrument invented in USA)

ronnie_the_lizard
21.10.2005, 16:16
Double bee flat bass

Power Tooba
21.10.2005, 16:28
E Flat Bass

ronnie_the_lizard
21.10.2005, 16:45
[cough-splutter] reverse alphabetical order [/cough-splutter]

Drum

Neil Glynn
21.10.2005, 16:45
Cor Anglais

ronnie_the_lizard
21.10.2005, 16:50
BBb Bass

tubadaz
21.10.2005, 16:52
Autoharp

Magic Flute
21.10.2005, 18:18
Zither

tubadaz
22.10.2005, 13:57
Yang Qin - Chinese hammered dulcimer

imthemaddude
22.10.2005, 16:56
xylophone

Power Tooba
24.10.2005, 09:56
[cough-splutter] reverse alphabetical order [/cough-splutter]

Oops - Getting The idea now!

Wash Board

ronnie_the_lizard
24.10.2005, 14:11
Violin

(..........It's a sort of percussion instrument that makes a
twanging noise as you hit it with a hammer ;) )

DaveR
24.10.2005, 14:37
ukelele

Magic Flute
24.10.2005, 15:13
Tuba

PeterBale
24.10.2005, 16:03
sarrusophone

Neil Glynn
25.10.2005, 01:16
Rackett

Donkey Horn
25.10.2005, 19:59
Querflote

(The "O" should have two dots above but no idea how to do that)

tubadaz
25.10.2005, 20:16
Piccolo

Neil Glynn
26.10.2005, 00:38
Ophecleide

ronnie_the_lizard
26.10.2005, 17:52
Nőseflúte ;)

tubadaz
26.10.2005, 20:37
Metallophone

ronnie_the_lizard
27.10.2005, 09:58
Lute

Magic Flute
27.10.2005, 12:59
KleineFlote

ronnie_the_lizard
27.10.2005, 13:07
Jew's Harp

Magic Flute
27.10.2005, 13:08
Indian Bells

ronnie_the_lizard
27.10.2005, 13:17
Hawaian steel guitar

Magic Flute
27.10.2005, 13:31
Guiro
Post 800!:bounce

ronnie_the_lizard
27.10.2005, 16:21
French Horn
(another percussion instrument, like violin above, only this one klangs when you hit it)
[although it probably does it at the wrong pitch and with a split at the beginning]

tubadaz
27.10.2005, 17:59
Egg Shaker

Magic Flute
27.10.2005, 18:00
Djembe

tubadaz
27.10.2005, 18:04
Cabasa

Magic Flute
27.10.2005, 18:05
Balalaika

tubadaz
27.10.2005, 22:28
Angklung - Indonesian Bamboo Bells

Magic Flute
30.10.2005, 00:25
Zauberflote ;) :oops:

tubadaz
03.11.2005, 20:43
Yue Qin - Chinese guitar, circular body, 4 strings.

Magic Flute
04.11.2005, 00:35
xylophone

HBB
04.11.2005, 00:39
Wagner Tuba

BOB_
04.11.2005, 16:25
violincello

tubadaz
04.11.2005, 17:21
Uilleann Pipes

groovy
06.11.2005, 00:09
trombone!!

tubadaz
06.11.2005, 17:35
Sousaphone

Magic Flute
06.11.2005, 18:50
Rebab

tubadaz
07.11.2005, 19:15
Qanoun - Arabic dulcimer

Craigsav83
07.11.2005, 22:01
Pianoforte

imthemaddude
07.11.2005, 22:13
Organ

Crazysop
08.11.2005, 18:04
nose flute

tubadaz
08.11.2005, 18:11
Mellophone

Immense_Mark
09.11.2005, 00:16
Lute

Magic Flute
09.11.2005, 00:30
Kpanlogo

tubadaz
09.11.2005, 14:43
Jouhikko - bowed lyre of Finland

Immense_Mark
09.11.2005, 19:00
Inglese Corno ( english horn )

might be corno inglese...................

tubadaz
09.11.2005, 21:37
Hurdy Gurdy

Magic Flute
09.11.2005, 23:57
Glockenspiel

Immense_Mark
10.11.2005, 00:04
Felanji...................no?

jingleram
10.11.2005, 00:31
Euphonium

Magic Flute
10.11.2005, 00:35
Drum

jingleram
10.11.2005, 00:36
Cymbal

Magic Flute
10.11.2005, 01:03
Bongos

tubadaz
10.11.2005, 17:10
Atabal - cylindrical double-headed bass drum of the Basque region

Immense_Mark
10.11.2005, 18:30
Zink! ( the german word for cornet )

tubadaz
11.11.2005, 17:46
Yang Qin - Chinese hammered dulcimer

Immense_Mark
11.11.2005, 17:51
Was going to say Xylophone and be nice and origianal, but lets go with....

Xylorimba

Magic Flute
12.11.2005, 12:27
Wine Glasses (or to give technical name, glass harmonica)

ronnie_the_lizard
12.11.2005, 13:43
Viol

Magic Flute
13.11.2005, 00:24
Udungu

BOB_
13.11.2005, 16:35
timpani

tubadaz
13.11.2005, 17:25
Shakuhachi - Japanese bamboo flute with 4 finger holes and a thumb hole

jingleram
13.11.2005, 22:14
Renaissance Lute

Immense_Mark
13.11.2005, 22:37
Serpent

jingleram
13.11.2005, 22:39
Serpent

This thread goes through the alphabet backwards! Therefore next instrument after 'R' must begin with 'Q'

HBB
13.11.2005, 22:39
Mark! It should be Q next!

Immense_Mark
13.11.2005, 22:42
I was doing one where it goes forwards at same time and got confused....................sorry guys


k erm,............Quail

tubadaz
14.11.2005, 21:08
Pinquillo - very small wooden flute with mouthpiece

Immense_Mark
14.11.2005, 23:46
Orpharion - plucked instrument similiar to the pandora

tubadaz
15.11.2005, 17:35
Nai - panpipes of Romania

Immense_Mark
16.11.2005, 00:11
Mustel Organ

tubadaz
16.11.2005, 14:11
Lojki - wooden spoons, popular Russian percussion.

ronnie_the_lizard
16.11.2005, 14:47
Kazoo

Immense_Mark
16.11.2005, 23:36
Jews Harp

tubadaz
17.11.2005, 16:31
Iyailu - one of a set of three drums: the 'iyailu' or "mother drum", a talking drum

Magic Flute
26.11.2005, 21:09
Hand Chimes

Immense_Mark
27.11.2005, 01:28
Gong

Magic Flute
28.11.2005, 20:07
Flute

tubadaz
28.11.2005, 21:09
Epinette des Vosges - French instrument of the dulcimer family, oblong often with 7 strings, 3 of which are fretted.

Immense_Mark
28.11.2005, 23:59
Didgeridoo

Jan H
29.11.2005, 00:02
uhm..an instrument with a c...

a cornet perhaps?

;)

Neil Glynn
29.11.2005, 00:05
bassoon

tubadaz
29.11.2005, 21:37
Angklung - bamboo bells native to Indonesia.

Immense_Mark
29.11.2005, 22:12
Zither

Magic Flute
04.12.2005, 16:44
Yamaha piccolo?

Immense_Mark
04.12.2005, 21:36
Xylorimba