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Is guitar the most versatile instrument in the world?

Is guitar the most versatile instrument in the world?

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Asked by L. Gibson, Last updated: Oct 11, 2020

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L. Sevigny

L. Sevigny

L. Sevigny
L. Sevigny, Doctor, Las Vegas

Answered Dec 21, 2018

Yes, the guitar might be the most versatile instrument in the world. You might have not yet realized, that every camp, serenade, or a performance practice the guitar if not the only, is the instrument always used.

This is because one, it is handy and there are different sizes of guitars available even for young learners. Two, it can be played by strumming and plucking the strings making it produce different kinds of tones. Three, the body of the guitar can be tapped to create a beat while you are playing it.

Because of these reasons, it is known to be the most versatile musical instrument for you can use it almost in any song, anywhere, anytime, and by anyone who knows how to play it.

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E. Stanley

E. Stanley

E. Stanley
E. Stanley, Technical writer, Indianapolis

Answered Jul 17, 2018

Both the guitar and the piano are the most versatile instruments. Versatility comes from simplicity. The guitar is a pretty basic instrument. It is popular worldwide because of its ability to translate all different musical styles. A piano is versatile regarding its range of musical styles, and its dynamics, but it does not compare to the guitar in terms of its ownership and the way it fits in with social events.

A piano cannot bend notes or apply vibrato. A piano can't be percussive like a guitar can be in terms of rhythm and playing. Both the guitar and piano are capable of playing harmony and melody.

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