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    harp or cello, but I'm most likely biased.
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    CELLO!

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    Quote Originally Posted by calenwen View Post
    harp or cello, but I'm most likely biased.
    because you play these?

    me: tambourine, french horn, oboe, violin.

    and guitar feedback feedback and more feedback yum

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    It is the cello.

    Hands down.
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    Next down on the list (and I'd consider it an instrument) is the human voice in a choral setting.
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    The Violin, because it's the sounds can strike and alter your emotions like nothing else.

    I also enjoy the accordion of all things.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kioshi View Post
    I like combining pipes and drums; especially vocal or pan pipes with taiko drums.
    i like drums too, like you see in a lot of Cure songs

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    I'd put this at #3:





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    Quote Originally Posted by Ms. Kensington View Post
    i like drums too, like you see in a lot of Cure songs
    you mean you think The Cure songs have lots of drums, or you like the kind of drumming that is particular to their sound?

    I couldn't choose... cello is nice (i heard its the closest sounding to the human voice?).... but i also like the sound of a drumkit played well... and acoustic guitar... and electric guitar played with a certain tone (like jeff buckley's sound)

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    I like the ones I play - Piano, Sax and Guitar, but for some reason I love the sound of an Oboe/English horn like this:


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    oh yeah how could i have forgotten the Piano?

    but i think in the end it depends on what is being played... if i don't like the composition/song then i probably won't like it regardless of how much i like the sound of the instrument

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    drums. bongo. id love to learn to play these. im pretty coordinated with my hands. hubby use to play drums too but he's not very coordinated at all.


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    I really love the piano and the violin, but above all else I love the guitar. Especially classical guitar. I could just sit and listen to a good guitar player for hours.
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    Paganini - Caprice 24 for violin, on cello [Yo Yo Ma]:


    J.S. Bach - Air on the G String, Aria [Misha Quint]:
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    “Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust.”

    Quote Originally Posted by Gilly
    You've done yourself a huge favor developmentally by mustering the balls to do something really fucking scary... in about the most vulnerable situation possible.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vero
    I really love the piano and the violin, but above all else I love the guitar. Especially classical guitar. I could just sit and listen to a good guitar player for hours.
    Same kinda. I absolutely love acoustic I think it's why I like Jack Johnson so much (plus he's beta ).
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    Um...Synthesizers lol


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    The triangle. It's musical complexity is always stunning.

    Or bells, seeing as christmas is coming up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ms. Kensington View Post
    because you play these?

    me: tambourine, french horn, oboe, violin.

    and guitar feedback feedback and more feedback yum
    the harp, yeah. i wish i played the cello...,
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    Quote Originally Posted by mn0good View Post
    I really love the piano and the violin, but above all else I love the guitar. Especially classical guitar.
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    Bassoon. It can play the widest range of notes in the woodwind family ... and you can make it have so many different qualities! It can sound warm and earthy, it can sound wheezy and flutey, it can sound dry and creepy, it can even sound brash and (for lack of a better word) burp-y! It's one of the reasons I picked it up myself, and one of the reasons I haven't sold mine even though I haven't played it in years. I can't stand to give up on the possibility of picking it up again.
    The bassoon is a seriously under-rated instrument. It's used in the background of so many things. If you watch practically any looney-tunes cartoon, it's used. It's used in many, many commercials. I get a little kick out of picking up on when it's being used, and yet another kick out of pointing out to people that a bassoon is playing and they look at me like "What is that, one of your damn german phrases again?"
    It sounds a lot like a French Horn, except naturally less brassy (unless the person playing *wants* to sound brassy, that is ).

    I also really enjoy listening to piano and guitar and drums.

    If I had to pick one instrument I don't like, it'd be saxophone. There's something about brass instruments that makes me feel slightly on edge anyway, but for some reason adding a reed intensifies the effect. Bleck.
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    It's a tough call between the violin and piano. The guitar would probably come in third.

    One of my favorite songs with the violin and organ (as well as an orchestra lol):

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    Quote Originally Posted by iAnnAu View Post
    If I had to pick one instrument I don't like, it'd be saxophone.
    the sax is my second fav.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hellothere View Post
    you mean you think The Cure songs have lots of drums, or you like the kind of drumming that is particular to their sound?
    the latter.

    but, i also like jazz style start-stop type drumming

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    I like classical guitar, piano, oboe and bassoon. I agree that the bassoon is the most under-rated instrument. It's truly lovely.

    I dislike the clarinet for some reason and although I've heard some amazing flautists, I'm not that keen on the flute. something about the high pitch gets old after awhile.
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    I vote for the piano.
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    umm. the chinese flute.
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    My absolute favorite is the flute. It's the most emotional and beautiful instrument I have heard.

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    Mine is a tape recorder. You can play tapes, rewind, fast forward, pause, and play them again. I'm getting one for Christmas when I'm going to leave this forum once and for all so I can listen to it.

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