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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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Photo of Maria Anderson

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

Photo of Bryan Scaletty

“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.”

Comments

Crossfire 7 years, 3 months ago

Lemmy on Bass. Very soothing...one more time.

trinity 7 years, 3 months ago

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

kugrad 7 years, 3 months ago

Two guitars playing together, or 2 harps

toefungus 7 years, 3 months ago

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

sgtwolverine 7 years, 3 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 7 years, 3 months ago

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

ms_canada 7 years, 3 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 Getto 7 years, 3 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 7 years, 3 months ago

Am I the only person who loves the viola?

Bill Chapman 7 years, 3 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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