Folk Traditional Instruments Musician s Friend In fact, many folk instruments are the products of simple down to earth innovation, descended from makeshift instruments that grew over the generations into something With any of these great folk instruments in your collection, you ll be well on your way to growing your musical career as well. Folk Traditional Stringed Instruments Guitar Center Folk music has seen a tremendous renaissance in recent years With a stringed folk instrument of your own you can easily become a part of that resurgence From beginners and hobbyists, to professional touring and studio musicians, these instruments will be invaluable additions to your collection. Folk instrument A folk instrument is a musical instrument that developed among common people and usually does not have a known inventor It can be made from wood, metal or other material Such an instrument is played in performances of folk music Overview. Folk Instruments Musician s Friend There is an incredible history surrounding many of the Folk Traditional Stringed Instruments that we sell at Musician s Friend The Ukulele, for example, originated in Hawaii the s Mandolins evolved from lutes in Italy in the th and th centuries. Folkcraft Handmade Mountain Dulcimers Folkcraft Folkcraft builds handmade mountain dulcimers and ukuleles, and carries dulcimer kits, building supplies, music books, and strings. Glossary of Musical Instruments by Hobgoblin Music Glossary of Folk Musical Instruments Styles from Around the World This list is based on information originally compiled by ARC music, and has been extensively revised, extended and developed for the internet by Pete McClelland at Hobgoblin Music.