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    Guitar, cello, piano...and just about anything that can squeeze out a wonderful sound.

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    Wink My doubtless eclectic selection!

    If I play it myself, I probably ought to like it on principle, otherwise why bother? Well, I'll list the instruments I like most out of what I play, there are a few others I can't be arsed to mention because they're not interesting or fun enough. Otherwise, I'll just list the things I most like to hear, or would like to play if I had the time/opportunity/ability. This may make the first part of the list even more eclectic than the second, as I have reason to be intimately acquainted with the fine distinctions between several obscure percussion instruments that most people haven't even heard of!


    Stuff I play

    Tabla

    Pakhawaj

    Khanjira

    Mridangam

    Khol

    Bodhrán

    Stuff I don't play

    Sitar

    Sarangi

    Cello

    Rudra Vina

    Bamboo flutes (in general, there are a lot of different varieties)

    Hammered dulcimers (how can anyone not like hammered dulcimers? )

    Launeddas (Sardinian triple reed pipes, an ancestor of the bagpipes.)

    Bagpipes are quite interesting too, as long as they're not too screechy. For this reason I think I prefer the quieter varieties such as the Border pipes. Highland bagpipes actually hurt my ears within a few hundred yards.

    Guqin

    Oboes (in general, both the orchestral kinds and the various other types used in folk and world music)

    Violin/fiddles (as long as they're used in moderation and played well, otherwise they can be excruciatingly effective implements of aural torture)

    Pipe organs/harmoniums
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    Quote Originally Posted by gromit View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by ragashree
    Bagpipes are quite interesting too, as long as they're not too screechy. For this reason I think I prefer the quieter varieties such as the Border pipes. Highland bagpipes actually hurt my ears within a few hundred yards.
    Have you heard Uileann Pipes? They're a bit gentler on the ears and actually pretty cool. I'd love to learn them at some point. Examples:
    YouTube - Davy Spillane Caoineadh Cu Chulainn Uilleann Pipes Riverdance The Show Dublin 1995 Stereo
    YouTube - Finbar Furey ~ "The Coolin" Uilleann (Irish) Pipes
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    Percussion. Hands down.
    [YOUTUBE="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rJWW_KqeAw"]Black Fire Percussion[/YOUTUBE]

    and of course, the Bb Contrabass Clarinet


    [YOUTUBE="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6HteNRMU5U&feature=related"]Contrabass Clarinet[/YOUTUBE]
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oeufa View Post
    Have you heard Uileann Pipes? They're a bit gentler on the ears and actually pretty cool. I'd love to learn them at some point. Examples:
    YouTube - Davy Spillane Caoineadh Cu Chulainn Uilleann Pipes Riverdance The Show Dublin 1995 Stereo
    YouTube - Finbar Furey ~ "The Coolin" Uilleann (Irish) Pipes
    My knowledge of the Irish stuff is a bit patchy, I've probably heard them before without knowing what they are. But, yes, they do sound pretty good, thanks. I think I've got my own hands full at the moment with what I do already (literally!) but if you have the chance, I say go for it!
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    The keyboard instruments are the superior instruments. They allow a single musician to do more than any other instruments do.

    My preference is the organ. Organs have such powerful, fascinating sounds, and of course the eternal sustain is preferable to the piano's fade out. They are also easy to get a sound out of. Of course, the downside is that you don't have dynamic control over the organ like you do the piano.

    In a lot of ways, the harpsichord is inferior to the piano, but I have a soft spot for it. I like the way it sounds.

    Also, celestas are cool.
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    Synthesizer

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    Shit, I COMPLETELY forgot the most beautiful instrument on the whole face of the Earth:

    BAGPIPES!!

    [YOUTUBE="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OO5y2O_hv3I"]Amazing Grace - Scottish Bagpipes [/YOUTUBE]
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