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Posted By: Bee-dubya-ell
25-Feb-18 - 11:41 AM
Thread Name: What is the best folk music instrument?
Subject: RE: What is the best folk music instrument?
If "best" can be equated with "most widely used", the fiddle winds hands-down. Almost every Indo-European folk music tradition has used some variation of the fiddle for centuries. Most other instruments are upstarts.