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  • Howard Mayer Brown
  •  and Frances Palmer

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General term for musical instruments that produce their sound by setting up vibrations in the substance of the instrument itself. Idiophones form one of the original four classes of instruments (along with membranophones, chordophones and aerophones) in the hierarchical classification devised by E.M. von Hornbostel and C. Sachs and published by them in ...

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