MicrotonalInstruments

Information on how to get musical instruments to play music in a variety of tunings.

See also The Great Xenharmonic Fixed-Pitch Instrument Database .


Tuning-agnostic instruments

These instruments can play in any microtonal scale out-of-the-box, because 12edo is not a part of their manufacture:
  • Fretless string instruments

    • Fretless bass
    • Fretless guitar
    • Violin, viola, cello, double bass (the string quartet is a whole tuning-agnostic ensemble)
    • Oud
  • String instruments with one pitch per string
    • Hammered dulcimer
  • Wind instruments with a slide or other continuous pitch control
    • Trombone
    • Udderbot
  • Musical saw
  • Theremin
  • Daxophone