A lot of people are really fascinated by music and playing instruments but they are unable to follow through because of the difficulty that some instruments pose. Today we bring you a list of 5 instruments which are pretty easy to learn. So, if you are one of those who haven’t started learning any instrument but really want to learn one, that too in a short span of time then this list might come in handy.
Let’s look at the 5 easiest instruments to play.
- Ukulele: Not only is it inexpensive, it is also super fun to play. It is one of the easiest instruments to learn. It has just four strings made of nylon which are pretty easy to press and it won’t bruise your fingers as much as pressing guitar strings does. Since the number of strings is less it is easier to learn notes and pick up simple chords. You can learn to play a wide variety of songs on your ukulele in just a few of ukulele lessons.
- Bongos: A Cuban form of drum which comes in a set of two. It has one large drum known as the hembra and a smaller one known as the macho. This instrument is played by using the palms of your hands and the tips of your fingers. If you want to learn something unique then bongos are your choice. It goes really well with salsa and is an absolute delight to the ears. Another positive to playing bongos is that its learning can transcend into other forms of drums as well.
- Piano: One of the most popular instruments but with a misconception that it is difficult to learn. It might seem complicated but once you get a hang of it then it is one of the easiest instruments to learn. All you need to learn is how to coordinate both of your hands together, after that its smooth sailing. Since all the notes are laid in front of you while playing a piano, it is easy to understand this instrument. With proper piano lessons you’ll be able to play piano in a short span of time.
- Harmonica: It is a very fun instrument to learn and you can play a variety of genres on it, be it jazz, blues, rock or country music. Harmonicas are small in size therefore it is pretty easy to carry. It is actually hard to sound bad on a harmonica since they come in a certain key, so every note you play will be in key. For example, a harmonica may come in the key of ‘C’, this means if you play along a song which is in the key of ‘C’ then everything you play will most definitely sound good.
- Drums: Now drums are somewhere in the middle of the difficulty spectrum of playing instruments. But it all depends on what kind of music do you want to play on your drums. If you want to play a simple rock beat then it would be pretty easy for you to play it on the drums, but if you want to go more in-depth of playing this instrument, like playing jazz or other complicated polyrhythms then it would certainly be difficult for you to grab a grip over it.
Above listed are the five instruments that you can start learning right away without worrying that it might take you years to learn them. With proper music lessons for respective instruments you’ll be able to play good music in no time. All you got to do is choose your instrument and book yourself a music lesson.