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Folk instruments cover such a wide swath of the genealogy of instruments. World instruments, historical instruments, and instruments integral to various cultures all may fall under this category.

Here at Reverb, we celebrate the variety of folk instruments listed on the site, from banjos and mandolins to ukuleles and accordions, not to mention the dozens of other individual instruments that fall under the "folk instrument" category. Find the best deals on these and more in our folk instrument collection.

What are folk instruments?

Briefly put, a folk instrument is an instrument that’s used in any type of folk music. Typically, folk music instruments are largely regional, and origins aren’t always known.

What instruments are used in American folk music?

Some of the instruments used in the various types of American folk music include the acoustic guitar, the banjo, harmonicas, mandolins, and accordions.

What are some folk percussion instruments?

Folk percussion instruments depend on the type of folk music. For example, bluegrass percussion instruments include the washboard, spoons, or even the human body in a practice called hamboning.

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