MODERN WESTERN STRING INSTRUMENTS
String instruments are musical instrument that produce sound from vibrating strings , transferred to the air by the body of the instrument.
The three most common techniques are plucking, bowing, and striking.
Plucking string instrument
Plucking is a method of playing on instrument using either a finger, thumb, or quills (now plastic plectra) to pluck the strings.
Bowing string instrument
Bowing is a method used in some string instruments, the player rubs the strings with a horsehair bow, causing them to vibrate.
The third common method of sound production in stringed instruments is to strike the string.
Electric string instruments
acoustic-electric guitar semi-acoustic guitar electric bass guitar