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It really is just a big guitar. The band had some success with a YouTube video of themselves performing the song "Red Hands" in which all 5 of them played one normal-sized guitar. Later they put the same song on YouTube, this time performed on the big guitar. Video In the YouTube description, they write: We found this MASSIVE guitar at a pawn ...


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My preference is the recorder, which I have played seriously for 20 years. But there are several things to consider: What is your musical taste? Modern stuff fits the Ukelele; renaissance and baroque music fits the recorder. How social do you want to be? Check for recorder consorts and Ukelele orchestras in your local area. Recorder is easy to learn, but ...


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I'm not sure if it's considered microtonal and (probably is) exotic, but you can try at least to experiment with a jewish harp. I play guitars, ukulele, harmonicas, a little of keyboard and started playing recorder, and none of these resemble jewish harp in terms of playing. It's quite easy to figure out how to play (takes maybe 5 minutes) but really hard to ...


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You are quite correct that a trumpet is out of tune when more than one valve is depressed. This is unavoidable, as the mathematics just don't add up. For instance, valve 1 is the correct length to lower the open note by two semitones; valve 3 is the correct length to lower the open note by three semitones. But if valve 1 is already down, then adding valve 3 ...



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