What does a piano have in common with a ukulele? Amazingly, they are both part of the same family called string instruments.
As you might already know, musical instruments are divided into several “families,” each characterized by a distinctive feature. As the name might suggest, string instruments produce sound from vibrating strings. Although the concept behind it is relatively simple, it has given rise to countless musical instruments over the last 3,000 years, each unique in its sound.
Ever considered playing a guitar, piano or ukulele? In this post, we’ll explore the nature of string instruments and what makes them so special.