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What is a Guitar?

How is it played?
A tringed instrument with a long neck and a flat, hollow body. Its strings are plucked or strummed with the fingers.
What are strings?

Give examples.
A piece of wire or cord that is stretched across the hollow body of an instrument. Strings are plucked or played with a bow.

Guitar, Violin, Harp, Cello, Banjo.
What is a Violin?

How is it played?
The highest pitched member of the string instrument family. It has a shallow wooden body, four strings that are tuned with pegs and it is played with a bow.
What is a Cello?

How is it played?
A stringed instrument that is double the length of a violin and deeper from front to back. It has four strings, is held between the knees, and supported on the floor with a metal peg. It is played with a bow, and has a tone that is much lower than a violin.
What is a banjo?

How is it played?
A stringed instrument in the guitar family with a long neck, five strings and a round body. A banjo's strings are strummed or plucked with the fingers. Its body is like a tambourine with an open back.