All Musical Instruments Names with Example Sentences

All Instruments Name in English & Pictures! If you’re a musician, or are just starting out, it’s important to know the names of all the instruments in English. This week we’ll be looking at pictures and names of common musical instruments from around the world. So whether you’re a beginner or an experienced player, take a look and learn something new!

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Musical Instruments Names With Example Sentences

1- Banjo

She was playing a banjo and singing a country song.


2- Xylophone

The little girl was playing the xylophone.


3- French horn

He’s been playing the French horn for years.

French horn

4- Record

I need to buy a new record player.


5- Bass guitar

He plays the bass guitar in a band.

Bass guitar

6- Violin

She learned to play the violin when she was young.

Violin musical instrument

7- Harp

The harp is a beautiful, but difficult, instrument to play.

Harp musical instrument

8- Conga

He was playing the conga and dancing at the party.


9- Trumpet

She played the trumpet in the school band.


10- Bell

The bell rang and it was time for class.


11- Keyboard

I’m going to buy a keyboard so I can learn to play the piano.


12- Double bass

The double bass is a large and important instrument in the orchestra.

Double bass

13- Cello

She plays the cello in the school orchestra.


14- Maracas

He was playing the maracas and singing a Latin song.


15- Saxophone

He played the saxophone in the jazz band.


16- Drums/ Drum set

He loves to play the drums.

Drum set

17- Harmonica

Do you know how to play the harmonica?


18- Snare drum

The snare drum is a small, high-sounding drum in the drum set.

Snare drum

19- Tuba

The tuba is a large brass instrument.


20- Bass drum

The bass drum is the largest and lowest sounding drum in the drum set.

Bass drum

21- Trombone

He plays the trombone in the school band.


22- Recorder

She taught me how to play the recorder.


23- Microphone

I need to sing into the microphone.


24- Accordion

He was playing the accordion and singing a French song.


25- Piano

I’m taking piano lessons.


26- Clarinet

He plays the clarinet in the school band.


Now that you know the names of some musical instruments in English, try using them in sentences of your own. Or if you’re a musician, try using them when you talk about your music.