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

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