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Thread #163670   Message #3907940
Posted By: Gibb Sahib
25-Feb-18 - 05:49 PM
Thread Name: What is the best folk music instrument?
Subject: RE: What is the best folk music instrument?
"Most other instruments are upstarts." ???

"Fiddle" is quite a late category of instrument compared to other chordophones, much less instruments of other families. Why would non-fiddles be upstarts?