Mar 29, 2021 · Developed in the 1880s, the ukulele is based on several small, guitar-like instruments of Portuguese origin, the machete, cavaquinho, timple, and rajão, introduced to the Hawaiian Islands by Portuguese immigrants from Madeira and Cape Verde.
Mar 25, 2021 · The Portuguese brought a small guitar-like instrument, known as the machete. The instrument became a very popular one in Hawaiian culture, and a majority of Hawaiian songs involve the ukulele. In Hawaiian, ukulele literally means "flea (uku) jumping (lele)."
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5 days ago · Musical instrument construction is a specialized trade that requires years of training, practice, and sometimes an apprenticeship. Most makers of musical instruments specialize in one genre of instruments; for example, a luthier makes only stringed instruments. Some make only one type of instrument such as a piano.
Apr 03, 2021 · The Music of Madeira reflects its cultural heritage, this can be seen in the local Folklore music, which in Madeira is widespread and mainly uses local musical instruments such as the machete, rajão, brinquinho and cavaquinho, which are used in traditional folkloric dances like the bailinho da Madeira.
Apr 02, 2021 · Piano (Keyboard instrument) Santur/Santoor (Persia, India, Pakistan, Greece) Tsymbaly ; Warr guitar; Yanggeum (Korea) Yangqin (China) Other methods. Aeolian harp (air movement) Hurdy-gurdy (rotating wheel, similar in effect to a bow) Long String Instrument, (by Ellen Fullman, strings are rubbed in, and vibrate in the longitudinal mode)
Apr 02, 2021 · The instrument's body is very small, but its fingerboard is long relative to the instrument's overall size, to preserve as much of the instrument's melodic range as possible. Pochettes come in many shapes, with the narrow boat shaped ones called "sardinos" being one of the most common, along with the pear-shaped type. 
3 days ago · The recorder is a family of woodwind musical instruments in the group known as internal duct flutes—flutes with a whistle mouthpiece, also known as fipple flutes. A recorder can be distinguished from other duct flutes by the presence of a thumb-hole for the upper hand and seven finger-holes: three for the upper hand and four for the lower.
5 days ago · However, much of the traditional contemporary music of Mexico was written during and after the Spanish colonial period, using many old world influenced instruments. Many traditional instruments, such as the Mexican vihuela used in Mariachi music , were adapted from their old world predecessors and are now considered very Mexican.
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