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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
  • Musical saw
  • Daxophone
  • Theremin (originally named Termenvox)