Learning to Play

Discussion in 'General Music' started by RayCaptain, Jun 21, 2018.

  1. RayCaptain

    RayCaptain Sojourning Traveler

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    I'm curious about you all. Whatb instruments have you learned and played in the past? Do you play now or are you learning? Anything you would seriously consider?

    I myself want to take up a classic, if not cliche instrument (say something in the violin family or a piano) though I also very much want to learn other stringed instruments like the mandolin or even a banjo.

    When I was younger, I was in a brass instrument class and played a trombone, though had no great love for it.

    I have also taught myself how to play harmonica, not well, but all the same.
     
  2. TerraFantasy

    TerraFantasy New Member

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    Somewhat older topic, but I learned to play the piano. Since the last four years I'm working as a piano teacher at the local music school.
    In the past I wanted to learn cello but because the instrument was too expensive it caused me to start to learn the violin :rolleyes: Due to financial reasons I had to quit the violin lessons and piano remained my instrument.
     
  3. Kelmourne

    Kelmourne The Savage Hippy

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    I know guitar, bass, and hand drums. If I had to learn another I would probably say flute or cello. My experience with fretless basses would definitely help me pick up cello faster than most people.
     
  4. hatchet13

    hatchet13 The Nasty Tusken

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    I reckon you'd already be a master playing the skin flute
     
  5. bloodfiredeath

    bloodfiredeath Die by the Sword

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    Quoted for truth...
    I can play Guitar, Bass, and drums. However I am a bit out of practice. Quarantine should get me focused back on it.
    Or I will just drink myself to death...
     
  6. Anakin

    Anakin King of TFF

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    Drinking yourself to death seems like a win/win situation.
     
  7. bloodfiredeath

    bloodfiredeath Die by the Sword

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    Yes indeedy. It is a long arduous road, but I will stay the course.
     
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    I tried the guitar years ago and I couldn't. Since then I pretend I don't care about it anymore but the truth is I do. It till hurts not to be musically blessed :(