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What stringed instrument do you most like to listen to?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on August 26, 2007

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“The mandolin. It’s got such a nice soft and unique sound to it.”

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“I guess it would have to be the acoustic guitar. People can do amazing things with it.”

Photo of Claire January

“I would say the cello, even though I played the violin. I just like the deep sound of it.”

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“The acoustic guitar. My wife and one of my daughters both play it. It’s very soothing.”


Crossfire 10 years, 8 months ago

Lemmy on Bass. Very more time.

trinity 10 years, 8 months ago

my man's awesomely wonderful lead electric guitar. he rocks. :)

kugrad 10 years, 8 months ago

Two guitars playing together, or 2 harps

toefungus 10 years, 8 months ago

I like the tiny violin the Commission brings out every time it needs money.

sgtwolverine 10 years, 8 months ago

I am a fan of the upright bass.

Also, I enjoy good acoustic guitar, probably partly because I've become acquainted with a man named Jason Dennie.

Tychoman 10 years, 8 months ago

Either dulcimer or your mom's G-string. Pick one.

ms_canada 10 years, 8 months ago

I have a CD of the Belfast Harp Ensemble along with The Chieftans. It has some awesome musical renditions. I love it, in fact I think that the stringed instruments are my favourites. So many good ones mentioned today. Hammered dulcimer is particularily beautiful. My husband, being Ukrainian, we purchased an old record by a Ukrainian Bandura orchestra. I love it.

Kathy Theis-Getto 10 years, 8 months ago

scenebooster (Anonymous) says:

Bob Bowman is out of control on that bass.

In a good way, right? I have known grinnin' Bob for many many years. Love his style.

Ben McDaniel 10 years, 8 months ago

Am I the only person who loves the viola?

Bill Chapman 10 years, 8 months ago

How about a mountain dulcimer? Anybody heard one of those? I know someone who has an electric mountain dulcimer and it definitely isn't a guitar!

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