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Old 12-02-2009, 06:07 AM
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Default Re: Hardest instruments to play

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Originally Posted by wy yung View Post
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.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAshV_fkzK0

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!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPZeAMshDtM

Here's how to play the rhythm bones:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0H3Ts...eature=related

Take care

GJS
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