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Posted By: Andy7
23-Feb-18 - 03:36 PM
Thread Name: What is the best folk music instrument?
Subject: What is the best folk music instrument?
Not including the human voice, which obviously comes first - what is the best instrument for folk music?

I may be a little biased - but for me, the fiddle/violin is way out in front. It can lead a lively dance tune, play a mournful lament or unobtrusively accompany any folk song, all equally beautifully.