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Instrument Codes

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Namesort descending Code
Ab-sopranino SopraninoRec[Ab]
Accordion Acc
Alto (voice) Alt
Alto Clarinet ACl
Alto Flute AFl
Alto Recorder ARec
Alto Saxophone ASax
Alto Violin AVn
Arpeggione Arp
Bagpipe Bag
Banjo Bjo
Baritone (voice) Bar
Baryton Bryt
Bass (voice) Bass
Bass Baritone (voice) BBar
Bass Clarinet BCl
Bass Drum BD
Bass Flute BFl
Bass Guitar Bgtr
Bass Oboe (Baritone Oboe) BOb
Bass Recorder BRec
Bass Saxophone BSax
Bass Trombone BTbn
Bass Trumpet BTr
Bass Viol BViol
Basset Clarinet BstCln
Basset Horn BstHn
Bassoon Bn
Bell (Chimes) Bell
Brass Instruments Br
Bugle Bug
Carillon Car
Celesta Cel
Chalumeau Cm
Child's Voice Cv
Children's Choir CCh
Cimbalom Cimb
Cittern Cit
Clarinet Cl
Clavichord Clvd
Concertina Conc
Continuo (Basso Continuo) Bc
Contra-alto Clarinet CACl
Contrabass Db
Contrabass Clarinet CbCl
Contrabass flute CbFl
Contrabass recorder CbRec
Contrabassoon CBn
Contralto Clarinet CtCl
Cornet Crt
Cornett (Zink) Crtt
Crumhorn Crh
Cymbals Cymb
Domra Dom
Drum Set Trap
Drums Drum
Dulcian Dcln
Dulcimer Dulc
Eb Clarinet Cl[Eb]
Eb-Flute Fl[Eb]
Electric Bass EBs
Electric Guitar EGtr
Electric Piano EPf
Electronic Instruments Elec
English Horn Eh
Equal Voices Eq
Erhu erhu
Euphonium Euph
Female Choir FCh
Fife Fife
Flageolet Flag
Fleugelhorn Fgh
Flute Fl
Flute D'Amore (Tenor Flute) FDa
Glass Harmonica (Bowl Organ) Ghca
Glockenspiel Gl
Guitar Gtr
Harmonica (Mouth Organ) Hca
Harmonium Harm
Harp Hp
Harpsichord Hpd
Heckelphone Heck
Horn Hn
Hurdy-gurdy Vie
Kazoo Kazoo
Keyboard Instrument Kbd
Lute Lute
Lyre Lyre
Male choir MCh
Mandolin Mand
Marimba Mar
Mezzo-soprano Mez
Mixed chorus Ch
Musette Mus
Narrator Nar
Native American Flute NAFl
Oboe Ob
Oboe D'Amore ODa
Ocarina Oca
Ondes Martenot OM
Ophicleide Oph
Orchestra Orch
Organ Org
Oud Oud
Pan Flute (Pan-pipes) Pan
Pedal Piano PfPed
Percussion perc
Piano Pf
Piano 3 Hands Pf3h
Piano 4 Hands Pf4h
Piano 5 Hands Pf5h
Piano 6 Hands Pf6h
Piano Left Hand PfLh
Piano Right Hand PfRh
Piccolo Picc
Piccolo Trumpet PTpt
Pipa Pipa
Pre-recorded Tape Tape
Rebec Reb
Recorder Rec
Sackbut Skbt
Sarrusophone Sar
Satb Choir SATB
Saxhorn Sxh
Saxophone Sax
Serpent Srp
Shawm Shw
Sheng sheng
Sitar Sit
Slide Trumpet STpt
Snare Drum Snare
Sopranino Recorder SopraninoRec
Soprano Sop
Soprano Recorder SopranoRec
Soprano Saxophone SopSax
Ssa Choir SSA
Ssaa Choir SSAA
String Instruments Str
Synthesizer Syn
Tenor Ten
Tenor Recorder TenRec
Tenor Saxophone TenSax
Theorbo Theorbo
Theremin Thrm
Timpani Timp
Toy Piano ToyPf
Triangle Tri
Trombone Tbn
Trumpet Tpt
Tuba Tba
Ukulele Uke
Unison Chorus UCh
Vibraphone Vib
Viola D'Amore VDa
Viola da Gamba  Viol
Viola Pomposa VaP
Viola  Va
Violin Vn
Violoncello Vc
Violone Vlne
Virginal Virginal
Voice (Solo) V
Voices (Multiple Soloists) VV
Vuvuzela Vuv
Wagner Tuba Wag
Woodwind Instruments WW
Xiao Xiao
Xylophone Xyl
Zither Zith