What are the main instruments used in Indian music?
Herein, how many types of musical instruments are there in India?
The Indian Musical Instruments are divided broadly into four categories: chordophones (string instruments), aerophones (wind instruments), membranophones (drums) and idiophones (non-drum percussion instruments).
One may also ask, which one is not an Indian musical instrument? Here is your answer: Chengila is not a string musical instrument of India. Chengila, a six inches to nine inches diameter percussion instrument is generally used by the south-west people of India. It uses in temple rituals.
Also asked, what are the East Indian musical instruments?
Tribal fiddle instruments called "Dhodro Banam" used by Santhal people in Eastern India.
- Ektara violin.
- Kingri (string instrument)
- Mayuri Vina or Taus.
What are the 5 types of musical instruments?
The five major types of musical instruments are percussion, woodwind, string, brass and keyboard.