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For questions about generalities about instruments or groups of instruments.

Technical questions about an instrument, not how to play or practice it.

For example:

  • Why is a violin shaped the way it is?
  • Why can only a limited set of tones be bent on a harmonica?
  • How does the size of a mouthpiece relate to its name?
  • How does the type of wood used for a piano influence its sound?


  • How do I use a bow?
  • How do I bend a tone on the harmonica?
  • Which mouthpiece size is best for playing high tones?
  • What wood type is best for my home piano?
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