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German Musical Instruments
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Common Musical Instruments

Musical Instruments in German aren't very difficult to learn if you speak English, as most musical words are very similar. Let's have a look at very common musical instruments first.

EnglishGerman
das Musikinstrumentmusical instrument
die Gitarreguitar
das Keyboardkeyboard
die E-Gitarreelectric guitar
die Bassgitarrebass guitar
das Schlagzeugdrums
das Klavierpiano

Orchestra Instruments

If you are looking for orchestra instruments in German, we've compiled a list for you here:

EnglishGerman
die Flöteflute
die Violinevioline
das Cellocello
die Harfeharp
die Trompetetrumpet
die Oboeoboe
die Bratscheviola
die Klarinetteclarinette
die Querflötetransverse flute
der Kontrabassdouble bass