BRIAN 10.7.6 -- Windows

Instrument Abbreviations

by G.E. Hewitt

Page generated on Jun. 1, 2021

List by Name List by Abbreviation
acc Accompaniment
adn Accordion
as Alto Sax
arr Arranger
mix Audio Mixing
ahp Autoharp
bkv Backing Vocals
bnj Banjo
bar Baritone Sax
b Bass
bcl Bass Clarinet
bg Bass Guitar
bsn Bassoon
bgo Bongos
cel Celeste
vc Cello
cl Clarinet
con Conductor
mgr Contractor/Orchestra Manager
c Cornet
dbo Dobro
d Drums
eb Electric Bass
eg Electric Guitar
org Electric Organ
ep Electric Piano
fdl Fiddle
fh Fl├╝gelhorn
f Flute
frh French Horn
gng Gong
g Guitar
hnd Handclaps
h Harmonica
hrp Harp
hps Harpsichord
kb Keyboards
mar Marimba
mc Master of Ceremonies
dir Music Director/Bandleader
ob Oboe
oc Ocarina
oth Other
per Percussion
p Piano
pdr Producer
eng Recording Engineer
rg Rhythm Guitar
ebx Six-String Electric Bass
ss Soprano Sax
spk Speaking
stg Steel Guitar
str String Section
syn Synthesizer
tam Tambourine
ts Tenor Sax
tom Tom-Toms
tri Triangle
tb Trombone
t Trumpet
tu Tuba
tt Turntable/Electronics
unk Unknown Skill
vib Vibraphone
vl Viola
vn Violin
v Vocals
r Woodwinds/Reeds
xyl Xylophone
acc Accompaniment
adn Accordion
ahp Autoharp
arr Arranger
as Alto Sax
b Bass
bar Baritone Sax
bcl Bass Clarinet
bg Bass Guitar
bgo Bongos
bkv Backing Vocals
bnj Banjo
bsn Bassoon
c Cornet
cel Celeste
cl Clarinet
con Conductor
d Drums
dbo Dobro
dir Music Director/Bandleader
eb Electric Bass
ebx Six-String Electric Bass
eg Electric Guitar
eng Recording Engineer
ep Electric Piano
f Flute
fdl Fiddle
fh Fl├╝gelhorn
frh French Horn
g Guitar
gng Gong
h Harmonica
hnd Handclaps
hps Harpsichord
hrp Harp
kb Keyboards
mar Marimba
mc Master of Ceremonies
mgr Contractor/Orchestra Manager
mix Audio Mixing
ob Oboe
oc Ocarina
org Electric Organ
oth Other
p Piano
pdr Producer
per Percussion
r Woodwinds/Reeds
rg Rhythm Guitar
spk Speaking
ss Soprano Sax
stg Steel Guitar
str String Section
syn Synthesizer
t Trumpet
tam Tambourine
tb Trombone
tom Tom-Toms
tri Triangle
ts Tenor Sax
tt Turntable/Electronics
tu Tuba
unk Unknown Skill
v Vocals
vc Cello
vib Vibraphone
vl Viola
vn Violin
xyl Xylophone