What is the saddest instrument?

Participants judged the human voice as the most frequently used sad instrument, with the 'cello, viola, violin and piano completing the top five. The triangle was judged the instrument least used for sadness, along with the cymbal, tambourine, wood block, and glockenspiel.
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What is the most emotional instrument?

Combining those two worlds made sense. We found the instruments could cross over and achieve both things, so the theremin (which is very much associated with sci-fi) could in many ways be the most emotional instrument of all. Once we put our melody on the theremin, it took on a whole new level of expressiveness.
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What instrument is best for sad music?

Here's a list of examples of instruments you can consider for writing sad music:
  • Intimate Piano (ex: soft piano)
  • Mellow Keys (ex: rhodes or mellotron)
  • Solo Strings (ex: violin or cello)
  • Solo Woodwinds (ex: clarinet or flute)
  • Pad Synth (great for atmosphere)
  • Saxophone (more on the mellow side)
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What is the least liked instrument?

The most popular instruments they sell are the saxophone, flute and clarinet, with the least popular being the tuba, French horn and the bassoon. We caught up with them to find out more about these endangered instruments.
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What is the most annoying instrument?

14 Most Annoying Musical Instruments You Don't Want To Hear
  • The Kazoo.
  • Didgeridoo.
  • The Vuvuzela.
  • Recorder.
  • The Bagpipes.
  • The Triangle.
  • The Banjo.
  • The Saxophone.
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The Saddest Instrument of All Time

What is the lamest instrument?

The 69 Worst Instruments of All Time
  • Steel Drum. Goes to Margaritaville once…
  • Vuvuzela. Imagine how lame you'd have to be to get banned from soccer.
  • Bagpipes. More like buttpipes.
  • Xylophone. The only thing a xylophone is good for is using the X in Scrabble.
  • Trombone. Ska instrument. Disqualified.
  • Trumpet. Ska instrument.
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What is a dumb instrument?

Dumb Instrument is the title given to the posthumous 1976 anthology of poetry by the English writer and artist Denton Welch. It derives from the fifth line of a sestet which appears on the title page of the anthology only.
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What is the most painful instrument?

The instruments that are the most awkward to hold yield the highest rate of pain: the violin and viola, for instance. "The musicians have to hold their left arms in a godawful position and function in a very intricate way with their hands at the same time.
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What is the weirdest instrument?

20 of the Weirdest Musical Instruments You Need to See to Believe
  • Toha. Also called the Totem Harp, this instrument was created by composer Victor Gama. ...
  • Contrabass Balalaika. ...
  • Stylophone. ...
  • Pikasso Guitar. ...
  • Theremin. ...
  • Cimbalom. ...
  • Glass Armonica. ...
  • Crwth.
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What is the quietest instrument in band?

9 Of The Quietest Musical Instruments To Play
  • Mbira.
  • Piano (with the quiet pedal)
  • Toy Piano.
  • Clarinet.
  • Shakuhachi.
  • The Recorder.
  • Viol.
  • Harp.
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Why does violin music make you cry?

The theory behind what makes an instrument sound sad is its dark and rich tones. In the case of violins, when darker tones are tapped, it emits sadness for the listener. Therefore, violins are famous as the classical melodic backbone, leading to more extraordinary emotions, mainly sad sentiments.
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What instrument sounds happy?

Happy instruments selected were: harpsichord, marimba, vibraphone and piano. Sad instruments selected were: violin, bassoon, flute and oboe.
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What instruments represent emotions?

The trumpet, trombone, and other brass instruments represent excitement and energy. The violin and other string instruments represent cold, sadness, tranquility, sympathy, fragility, and joy (Vivaldi's “Spring” for instance).
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What is the most beautiful instrument?

Called the "Theremin," this unique musical instrument is another of the world's most beautiful sounding and, frankly, strangest.
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What is the most attractive instrument to play?

During a survey, 26 percent of adults found the guitar to be the sexiest musical instrument to play.
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What instrument is the loudest?

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the loudest (and largest) instrument in the world is the Boardwalk Hall Auditorium Organ. This pipe organ was built by the Midmer-Losh Organ Company, and is housed in the Main Auditorium of the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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What's the rarest instrument?

Hydraulophone. The hydraulophone is one of the rarest musical instruments in the world. This instrument is a sensory device that is primarily designed for low vision musicians. This tonal acoustic instrument is played by direct contact with water or other fluids.
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What is the cheapest instrument to play?

8 Cheap Instruments to Learn – Easiest & Cheapest
  • Voice.
  • Recorder.
  • Keyboard.
  • Snare Drum.
  • Ukulele.
  • Percussion.
  • Harmonica.
  • A Quick Guide on Choosing an Instrument. Chords Instruments. Single Note Instruments. Percussive Instruments.
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What is the hardest instrument to play?

The 11 Hardest Musical Instruments to Learn
  • Violin. The violin is a wooden stringed instrument that's part of a larger family of similar instruments. ...
  • The French Horn. ...
  • The Organ. ...
  • Bagpipes. ...
  • Accordion. ...
  • Oboe. ...
  • Harp. ...
  • Guitar.
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What is the easiest instrument to learn?

The piano is arguably the easiest musical instrument for kids to learn and there's a ton of easy songs to learn. It's a great way to introduce children to music, mostly thanks to the simple, logical layout of the keys.
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What is the most underrated instrument?

Top Five Most Underrated Instruments
  1. The Viola. The middle child of the string section, the viola historically provided the harmonic support for melodies carried by the higher pitched violins or in the melancholy-sounding cellos. ...
  2. The Contrabassoon. ...
  3. The Timpani. ...
  4. The Bass Trombone. ...
  5. The Piano (as ensemble instrument)
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What is the loudest instrument in a band?

What Are the Loudest Musical Instruments?
  • Trombone: 85 – 114 dB.
  • Clarinet: 85 – 114 dB.
  • Oboe: 95 – 112 dB.
  • Cello: 85 – 111 dB.
  • Trumpet: 80 – 110 dB.
  • French Horn: 90 – 106 dB.
  • Piccolo: 90 – 106 dB.
  • Flute: 92 – 103 dB.
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What's the best instrument?

The 5 Best Instruments For Adults To Learn
  • Piano. The piano is one of the most popular musical instruments that people often try to master. ...
  • Guitar. The guitar is often considered to be the "coolest" musical instrument to learn. ...
  • Ukulele. ...
  • Harmonica. ...
  • Drums.
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Is flute a cool instrument?

The flute is a wonderful instrument that differs from many other wind instruments. It doesn't come with a reed unlike many other wind instruments like the saxophone and bassoon. The flute is unique in that it's music blends extremely well with other instruments in the orchestra while having an identity of its own.
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What is a 4 string instrument called?

The four-string bass, by far the most common, is usually tuned the same as the double bass, (E, A, D, and G). The bass guitar is a transposing instrument, as it is notated in bass clef an octave higher than it sounds (as is the double bass) to avoid excessive ledger lines being required below the staff.
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