A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified for the purpose of making music. In principle anything that produces sound can serve as a musical instrument.

The expression, however, is reserved generally for items that have a specific musical purpose. The academic study of musical instruments is called organology.

A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified for the purpose of making music. In principle anything that produces sound can serve as a musical instrument. The expression, however, is reserved generally for items that have a specific musical purpose. The academic study of musical instruments is called organology.

string instruments

string instruments produce sound from vibrating strings when the performer plays or sounds the strings in some manner.

flute instruments

a flute is an aerophone or reedless wind instrument that produces its sound from the flow of air across an opening.