Definition of Musical instrument

1. Noun. Any of various devices or contrivances that can be used to produce musical tones or sounds.

Definition of Musical instrument

1. Noun. A device, object, contrivance or machine used to produce musical notes or sounds. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musical Instrument

musical accompaniment
musical agraphia
musical alexia
musical arrangement
musical bow
musical box
musical boxes
musical chairs
musical comedy
musical composition
musical drama
musical genre
musical group
musical harmony
musical instrument (current term)
musical instrument digital interface
musical instruments
musical interval
musical intervals
musical mode
musical murmur
musical notation
musical note
musical octave
musical organisation
musical organization
musical perception
musical performance

Literary usage of Musical instrument

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1897)
"The fine thought and haunting beauty of <A musical instrument,' with its matchless climax, need not be dwelt on. During her fifteen years' residence in ..."

2. Folio (1884)
"The banjo, in common with all other musical instrument.«,!« an evolution. Commonly accepted report assigns its origin to (he negroes of the Southern States ..."

3. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"CHAPTER I THE DRUM STAGE The Origin of Music—The First musical instrument—The Drum-god—Drum-worship—Musical Religions of Savage Races—The Structure of the ..."

4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING [1806-1861] 577 A musical instrument WHAT was he doing, the great god Pan, Down in the reeds by the river? ..."

5. The Panorama of Professions and Trades: Or Every Man's Book by Edward Hazen (1836)
"THE MUSICIAN, AND THE musical instrument MAKER. 1. What is meant by the word music? 13. What improvements were made by Guido Aretine ? 2. ..."

6. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Various Writers by Thomas Humphry Ward (1917)
"A musical instrument. What was he doing, the great God Pan, Down in the reeds by the river? Spreading ruin and scattering ban, Splashing and paddling with ..."

7. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1917)
"Jollie, Allen R., musical instrument maker, 104 Bedford Street. ... musical instrument maker, 105 Elm Street, and Jollie & Millet musical instrument maker, ..."

8. On the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Irish by Eugene O'Curry (1873)
"... to a musical instrument ; meaning of Telyn according to Owen's Welsh Dictionary; Telyn originally perhaps a derisive name; ..."

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