Four-string banjo There are three major types of four-string banjos plectrum banjo, tenor banjo, and cello banjo. The plectrum banjo is just like the regular banjo but it does not have a short drone string. It is typically played with a pick similar to that of the guitar. The tenor banjo has a shorter neck than the plectrum banjo. Put a swab through your piccolo and tuning rod to remove spit and use a cloth to polish it. Controlling the high pitches Among all the woodwind instruments used in military bands and orchestras, the piccolo has the highest pitch causing it to stand out. It is also difficult to get the intonation right with the piccolo. It is cylindrical with skin stretched out at its top. A wooden drumstick is used to strike the top head which is also called batter-head. Many consider the snare drum to be one of the most significant drums included in the drum set. History The snare drum is a descendant of the Tabor, a medieval drum with one gut snare stretched at the bottom. To understand this better, picture out the violin which is sometimes regarded as a fingerboard lyre compared to the piano which is a keyed zither. On the other hand, organologists all around the world has come to an agreement that harps are completely different from the lyre and zither. Zithers and lyres have strings that are fastened to at least a point on the tailpiece or wrest pins near the soundboard and lie parallel to it. It is played with a mouthpiece that is single-reed just like that of the clarinet. History This magnificent instrument was invented by Adolphe Sax from Belgium. Akin to his father, Charles Joseph Sax, he was an instrument maker. His first successful creation was the saxhorn which was made public some time after he transferred to France. Parts The many parts of the sitar are the kuntis or tuning pegs, drone strings, tumba or gourd, baj tar or playing string, tarafdar or sympathetic strings, dandi or neck, parda or frets, gulu or cowl, ghoraj or bridge, tuning beads, tabkandi or face plate, and kaddu or resonator. Playing the sitar The instrument should be placed between the player s right knee and left foot with the left leg under the former.