Musical Instruments That Start With The Letter I
In this text, I have curated all the musical instruments starting with the letter “J”. These hail from different parts of the world.
These include countries like Korea, Uganda, Mexico, China, North America, Gambia, and Senegal.
They belong to different categories of chordophone, membranophone, and aerophone instruments.
Janggu (Janggo, changgo)
The Janggu, also known as the Janggo or Changgo, is a membranophone instrument from Korea. It is a type of drum played by striking the drum skin or the drumhead with sticks. Korean folk, classical and contemporary music styles include the Janggu often.
The Janzi is a chordophone instrument from Uganda. It is a stringed instrument played by plucking or strumming the strings. The Janzi is a traditional instrument used in Ugandan folk and traditional music.
The Jarana huasteca, Jarana jarocho, Jarana mosquito, Jarana segunda, and Jarana tercera are all chordophone instruments from Mexico. Mexican folk and traditional music use these a lot.
The Jiaohu is a chordophone instrument from China. It is a stringed instrument played by plucking or strumming the strings. Chinese music, particularly folk and traditional music uses the Jiaohu.
The Jug is an aerophone instrument from North America. Made from a conch shell, it is a type of trumpet. Native American music uses the Jug, in ceremonial and ritual music.
The Junjung is a membranophone instrument from Gambia and Senegal. It is a type of drum played by striking the drumhead with sticks. Various forms of music from Gambia and Senegal use the Junjung. These include folk, classical and contemporary styles.
These musical instruments starting with the letter “J” have their own unique sound. They have their own style. They reflect the history and traditions of its people.
These aren’t instruments, but also cultural treasures that should be preserved and celebrated.
They remind us of the importance of valuing our cultural heritage. They serve as a reminder of the power of music that brings people together.
Reference – https://www.flickr.com/photos/meigooni/87272363/
From the bustling city of Mumbai, I am a professional Composer, Producer, and Educator with a wealth of expertise in the industry. With over 15 years of experience and a diverse portfolio including composing for movies, television, web series, songwriting, music production, and creating meditation music. I also love to teach music and musicality to students worldwide. When I’m not in the studio, you can find me doing music consultancy for independent projects and exploring the intersection of Space & Spirituality.