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Musical Instruments, Construction of

Musical sounds are produced by a vibrating source: a string (or strings), membrane, body of air, solid mass, or by a vibration converted into an electrical signal or a vibration generated electronically. The nature of the substance, its thickness, density, length, volume, quality, its tension; the ...

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