Interesting musical instruments





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By Nakattacks31 (Nakattacks31) on Thursday, July 10, 2003 - 08:39 pm: Edit

i play the tabla (indian percussion instrument)..does that qualify as a unique instrument

By O71394658 (O71394658) on Thursday, July 10, 2003 - 08:55 pm: Edit

Definitely. As long as its simply not "drums" under another name, it probably is very unique.

By Hahaha (Hahaha) on Friday, July 11, 2003 - 01:46 am: Edit

really? you play the tabla? That's pretty cool. My grampa plays it. 071394658, it's not just drums, its a specialized type with a totally different sound than snare or bass or tympany(don't know how to spell that) drums.

By Ukulelemaster (Ukulelemaster) on Friday, July 11, 2003 - 02:04 am: Edit

Hmmm, do you think playing the ukulele, like actually playing jazz and classical music on the ukulele is considered a rare instrument? Since there are not too many ukulele groups, I dont even know if the uke qualifies as a good instrument, but I play it a lot. Any thoughts on how ukulele playing might affect college applications? By the way, as a percussionist, I love the tabla...

By Beaubourg (Beaubourg) on Friday, July 11, 2003 - 10:07 am: Edit

I'm not sure about Harvard. But if you lika study ukulele, you can go to Ukulele U.

By Lick_My_Beanbag (Lick_My_Beanbag) on Saturday, July 12, 2003 - 11:44 pm: Edit

Woot I play tabla too... I have been playing all my life.. and I'm 16... Tabla is a very beautiful instrument. Who is your Ustad/Pandit?

By Nealp (Nealp) on Saturday, July 12, 2003 - 11:47 pm: Edit

i play the dholuk. it was too difficult to transport tabla from india so i got a dholuk and play at bhajans.


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