BRIAN 10.8.2 -- Windows

Instrument Abbreviations

by Jordan Taylor & G.E. Hewitt

Page generated on 11/20/21

List by Name List by Abbreviation
acc Accompaniment
acor Accordion
af Alto Flute
as Alto Sax
arco Arco Bass
arr Arranger
bar Baritone Sax
b Bass
bcl Bass Clarinet
bf Bass Flute
btb Bass Trombone
bsn Bassoon
bgo Bongos
cel Celeste
clo Cello
cvn Chinese Violin
cl Clarinet
cla Clavietta
con Conductor
cga Congas
cbc Contrabass Clarinet
mgr Contractor/Orchestra Manager
d Drums
eg Electric Guitar
eng Engineer
f Flute
frh French Horn
g Guitar
h Harmonica
hrp Harp
jaz Jazzophone
kot Koto
man Mandolin
mcs Maracas
mc Master of Ceremonies
dir Music Director/Bandleader
ob Oboe
org Organ
per Percussion
p Piano
pro Producer
ref Rhythm Effects
sax Sax
slb Sleigh Bells
sfx Sound Effects
spk Speaking
stg Steel Guitar
str Strings
tam Tambourine
ts Tenor Sax
tb Trombone
t Trumpet
tu Tuba
vtb Valve Trombone
vib Vibraphone
vl Viola
vn Violin
bkv Vocal Chorus
vcon Vocal Contractor
v Vocals
ww Woodwinds
acc Accompaniment
acor Accordion
af Alto Flute
arco Arco Bass
arr Arranger
as Alto Sax
b Bass
bar Baritone Sax
bcl Bass Clarinet
bf Bass Flute
bgo Bongos
bkv Vocal Chorus
bsn Bassoon
btb Bass Trombone
cbc Contrabass Clarinet
cel Celeste
cga Congas
cl Clarinet
cla Clavietta
clo Cello
con Conductor
cvn Chinese Violin
d Drums
dir Music Director/Bandleader
eg Electric Guitar
eng Engineer
f Flute
frh French Horn
g Guitar
h Harmonica
hrp Harp
jaz Jazzophone
kot Koto
man Mandolin
mc Master of Ceremonies
mcs Maracas
mgr Contractor/Orchestra Manager
ob Oboe
org Organ
p Piano
per Percussion
pro Producer
ref Rhythm Effects
sax Sax
sfx Sound Effects
slb Sleigh Bells
spk Speaking
stg Steel Guitar
str Strings
t Trumpet
tam Tambourine
tb Trombone
ts Tenor Sax
tu Tuba
v Vocals
vcon Vocal Contractor
vib Vibraphone
vl Viola
vn Violin
vtb Valve Trombone
ww Woodwinds