Thursday, August 8, 2013

If Challenge (8/8)

Question: If you were instantly able to play one musical instrument perfectly that you never have played before what would it be?

Answer: Part of me would love to be able to play the piano without any issues, but I've had piano lessons in the past so that is ruled out. I have also played both the flute and the bassoon and a mean air guitar and drums, so all of those are ruled out.

I then started thinking about some of the music that I love and what instruments are prominent (and a little quirky) in that music. I opted to research Bluegrass music because it is an interesting, unique, and beautiful musical genre. I would probably want to be able to play the fiddle first, because I could cross over into classical music and call it a violin, if need be:
Then, once I knew how to play the fiddle, I could move onto the mandolin:
The banjo:

And then to REALLY step out of the box, the hurdy-gurdy:
Of course, I might decide that I need to channel my inner Lara and learn to play the balalaika:
And if I still have time and strength, I think it would be amazing to play the bagpipes (although that would probably drive the poor dog insane):


Jay said...

Dads first comment on seeing your blog....Well I know where the family fiddle will go!!

Diane said...


Sara Watson said...

so creative :)