Strings

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Double Bass

The double bass is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument the modern symphony orchestra.The double bass stands around 180 cm (six feet) from scroll to endpin. One famous musician that played the double bass is Edgar Meyer.

These four instruments from the string family are very alike.

Harp

The harp is a stringed musical instrument which has a number of individual strings running at an angle to its soundboard, which are plucked with the fingers.The harp was popular in ancient China and neighboring regions, though harps are largely extinct in East Asia on the modern day. One famous harpist was King David.

Guitar

The guitar is a stringed instrument which is hollow and made from wood. It is hollow to make the strings louder. It is played by strumming it. The guitar usually has between 4 to 18 strings. It normally has 6. The type of pick to play a guitar is called a plectrum. One famous guitarist is Robert Johnson.
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