Originally Posted by wy yung
I think to play anything to a high level is difficult. One of the "hardest" instruments I play is the humble pandeiro.
These "simple" looking instruments and pretty amazing in the right hands! Related to the pandeiro, is the riq. I am trying to learn the riq which is pretty intriguing.
Another difficult instrument, that I can't even get close to playing is the Irish rhythm bones. Yikes! They're hard. I have had them for a few years and they have sat out of sight in my percussion drawer. I get discouraged every time I fail at these confounded things!
Here's how to play the rhythm bones: