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Postby Prince Imdol » Wed Aug 22, 2007 4:59 am

I play the violin, so I like it the best, (or whatever that other instrument you said was simalar to it.)


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Postby JPinoy » Sat Aug 25, 2007 1:00 am

Japanese Taiko Drums
Malayan Gamelan Gong/Bell type intrument
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Postby ottoatm » Sat Aug 25, 2007 10:40 am

The zither is my favorite... from any area of the world. I actually play the Chinese Zither. :wink:

When I go to the Renaissance festivals, I love to hear the medieval music have a zither with it. Adds a lot.

Other than that, I'd say the Celtic harp is divine stuff. :)
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Postby Adam » Sat Aug 25, 2007 6:12 pm

war drums!
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Postby Blue Head » Sat Aug 25, 2007 7:21 pm

Harps are cool. Then again, I don't know many Medieval insturments :?

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Postby Danielas » Fri Mar 21, 2008 4:54 pm

the flute
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Postby Bandit » Fri Jun 13, 2008 8:14 pm

I like the baritone, though it was very different back then

and, I play the baritone in my school band
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Postby darthsantkuyl » Wed Jul 16, 2008 8:36 am

the drums are my fav they are one of the key insruments in setting a tone for the music
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Postby Lord Brian » Sun Oct 19, 2008 11:33 pm

Highland bagpipes! Fantastic instruments for battle and for festive times as well.
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Postby TriUmp » Mon Oct 20, 2008 7:44 am

Asia's had some pretty cool instruments. I think there was one which was kind of like a guitar.
I would go for the ukulele or the banjo, but sadly they aren't medieval.
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