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Have you always had a hidden passion for music? Or perhaps you want your child to start learning an instrument, and want to choose a suitable one? You’ve come to the right place! This website gives you a brief introduction to the most popular musical instruments that people choose to learn. You can learn about the drums, piano, harp, and much more!

Here are some snippets of the kind of information you will find on this website:

  • Did you know that drum was the earliest known musical instrument? Records of drums being used go back to as far as 2300 BCE!
  • The saxophone is named after its inventor, Adolphe Sax. It wasn’t very popular when it was first launched, but now it is used for a wide variety of music styles.
  • The guitar is one of the most popular instruments worldwide. The sound of an acoustic guitar comes from the hollow body amplifying the sound of the strings being strummed.
  • A keyboard is a type of instrument group, and includes the piano, the organ, the harpsicord, and the clavichord.
  • The piano’s full name is actually ‘piano forte’. Piano means soft, while forte means loud. The names refers to the fact that on a piano one can play notes loudly or softly.
  • Older violins are prized because they actually produce a better sound. The old wood leads to a more mellow sound.
  • The flute is used extensively in Japanese and Hindu music. Flutes can be made from a variety of materials, and these affect the sound it produces.
  • The harp has a rich history, and was originally the reserve of the rich, and for aristocracy.

So much interesting information – and more can be found on this site. Have a look around!

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