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1

Bodhran

A Celtic wooden drum held in one hand and played with a wooden beater

2

Bagpipes

A Scottish wind instrument which is known for its unique three drones that constantly play and its piercing sound

3

Accordion

This instrument is usually associated with Scottish dance bands. This melody is played with right hand while the left plays a bass chord

4

Fiddle

Scottish term for violin, it has a rougher sound to it. They can be found in ceilidhs or fiddle orchestra

5

Clarsach

Small Celtic harp, similar to the orchestra harp but is only tuned to one scale.

6

Flute

Traditional flutes are made of wood and have 3-9 keys

7

Tin whistle

High piercing sound

8

Low whistle `

An octave lower than the tin whistle and have a more sweet and gentle sound