(covers information from several alternate timelines)
The following is a list of unnamed musical instruments.
- 1 Adam's guitar
- 2 Aldean musical instrument
- 3 Algolian musical instrument
- 4 Bajoran instruments
- 5 Betazoid chime
- 6 Café des Artistes instrument
- 7 Enaran musical instrument
- 8 Gelrakian instruments
- 9 Instrument in Quark's
- 10 Kriosian musical instrument
- 11 Mataline II piano
- 12 Meridian harp
- 13 Novan instruments
- 14 Wheel harp
- 15 Risian lute
- 16 Taresian chime
- 17 Trill piano
- 18 Vulcan bells
Aldean musical instrument
This Aldean musical instrument was an advanced device controlled by thoughts. The player put his fingers on certain pads on the instrument and simply felt the notes in his head. If done correctly, the instrument would start to glow in different colors and produce a melody that was similar in mood to the player's feelings and thoughts.
Algolian musical instrument
Commander William T. Riker later transmitted the rhythm by subspace as a covert distress signal from the Ferengi Marauder Krayton whose crew had kidnapped him, as well as Deanna and Lwaxana Troi. (TNG: "Ménage à Troi")
For Bajoran women, it was important to be relaxed during birth, so the mother's relatives would play different instruments in a repeating rhythm to provide a relaxed atmosphere.
The Bajoran gong was a small percussive instrument that played a role during Bajoran births.
For Bajoran women, it was important to be relaxed during the birthing process, so the mother's relatives would play different instruments in a repeating rhythm to provide a relaxing atmosphere. During Kirayoshi O'Brien's birth, his father Miles O'Brien played the Bajoran gong; he had trouble keeping up the rhythm, however. (DS9: "The Begotten")
A Bajoran musician played one of these instruments, accompanied by a Bajoran lute and a Bajoran woodwind instrument during the Gratitude Festival aboard Deep Space 9 in 2371. Odo was especially fond of the sound of those instruments. (DS9: "Fascination")
The Bajoran rattle was a small percussive musical instrument that played a role during Bajoran births.
For Bajoran women, it was important to be relaxed during birth, so her relatives played different instruments in a repeating rhythm to provide a relaxed atmosphere.
On Betazed, it was customary to strike the chime during a meal to express gratitude for the food that is consumed. Homn struck the chime during a banquet aboard the Enterprise-D to celebrate the upcoming marriage between Deanna Troi and Wyatt Miller in 2364, (TNG: "Haven") and again the following year, when Captain Jean-Luc Picard was having a private dinner with Lwaxana Troi. (TNG: "Manhunt")
Café des Artistes instrument
In a holographic re-creation of the Café des Artistes from the year 2342, a musician played an instrument that consisted of a small rectangular box with several glass tubes. (TNG: "We'll Always Have Paris")
Enaran musical instrument
The player had to put their hand on a glowing semi-globe and focus the thoughts. Depending on what they felt, a different melody would emerge.
Jor Brel mastered this instrument and taught Captain Kathryn Janeway telepathically how to play it. However, the feeling was a little overwhelming for the captain. Jora Mirell also composed music for this instrument. (VOY: "Remember")
The Gelrakian horn resembled a purple conch shell, and had light blue crystalline protrusions that glowed when the horn was blown. It was apparently used as a signal during battle.
In 2380, during a mission to Gelrak V gone awry, an away team from the USS Cerritos was met with a barrage of Gelrakian spears, followed by a Gelrakian blowing into a horn of this type. (LD: "Temporal Edict")
Instrument in Quark's
Kriosian musical instrument
It was part of the wedding ceremony to play the instrument according to a certain discipline, called torze-qua. As Ambassador Briam was unable to attend the ceremony, Kamala taught Captain Jean-Luc Picard how to play the instrument. (TNG: "The Perfect Mate")
Mataline II piano
The Mataline II piano was a small, portable variant of an Earth piano. It produced sounds similar to those of a standard piano.
This harp-like instrument was played by a musician on the planet Meridian in 2371. He later played the instrument again during the day and night. At night, he had several spectators listening to his music. (DS9: "Meridian")
The Novans on Terra Nova created several musical instruments out of the skulls and bones of Diggers they had gutted in their gutting room. In 2151, Malcolm Reed listened to music performed by several Novans in their underground tunnels and caves. (ENT: "Terra Nova")
A Taresian chime was a small, octagonal, crystalline instrument that was struck with a small hammer.
Varieties included a small piano-like instrument that could be easily transported, and a larger, stationary model. Joran Dax was a talented player of these instruments. (DS9: "Equilibrium", "Field of Fire")
Spock kept a set of Vulcan bells in his quarters aboard the USS Enterprise in 2257. (DIS: "Brother") He still kept the bells in his quarters in 2268 and 2269. (TOS: "The Paradise Syndrome", "The Way to Eden")