1.1 What instruments are suitable for beginners?
01 Guitar / Ukulele
Guitar, also translated as six-stringed instrument. It is a plucked instrument that usually has six strings and is similar in shape to a fiddle. The guitar is often considered the main instrument in pop, rock, blues, folk, and flamenco music. In the field of classical music, the guitar is often played as a soloist or as a duo; of course, in chamber music and orchestral music, the guitar also plays a considerable role as an accompaniment. The classical guitar is one of the three most famous instruments in the world, along with the violin and the piano.
The ukulele, also known as the Hawaiian four-string guitar, is the world's simplest playing and singing instrument, invented in Portugal and prevalent in Hawaii. It is an instrument that is suitable for adults and children, and it is nice and cute, and can stimulate the rhythm potential. As long as it's in your hands, there's no song you can't play. Ukulele is very popular because it is portable and can play and sing by itself. And the ukulele is very small and cute, full of tropical island bohemian style
For beginners, either the guitar or the ukulele is suitable for playing and singing or finger-picking. In terms of comparison between guitar and ukulele, the size is different, the number of strings is different, the tone is different and so on. Children can choose the ukulele, which causes less wear and tear on the fingers. But the final choice still depends on personal preference.
The harmonica originated in Germany and is a simple, small wind instrument. The harmonica is cheap, has no articulation threshold, easy to control the volume, very easy to learn, beginners only need a few days to play a simple tune, and the harmonica tone, blowing a comfortable and pleasant feeling, C key is more suitable for new beginners to practice.
It is a kind of brass instrument, a lip-vibrating and air-voiced instrument, which is pronounced by blowing the air to make the lips vibrate, and the trumpet has the smallest body and the highest sound in the brass family.
The sound of the trumpet is crisp, loud and clear, high-pitched, brilliant, but also can be played tender, lyrical, beautiful. The trumpet has rich musical expression and high skills, and is an indispensable instrument in symphony orchestras, wind ensembles, jazz ensembles and other types of orchestras.
The melodica is a small, well-pitched, melodic keyboard wind instrument that uses a pianistic keyboard and vibrates the reeds by blowing through the side mouthpiece, so it can also be considered a wind keyboard instrument. The range of the mouth organ is generally three octaves, and can play a rich harmonic effect. In addition, it has good harmonic ability and is widely used in all kinds of music.
06 Kalimba (thumb piano)
The kalimba is so small that a school bag can be put down, and you can start practicing and playing wherever you go. It comes with sustain, and the sound that comes out is like a music box, and even if it is just randomly plucked, it is a song of its own, very beautiful. This is also one of the cheapest instruments. Even if you don't learn it, it is a great way to improve your child's sense of music by playing it as a musical toy.