Music Gear News

At Gear4Music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Survey reveals favoured music instruments

Guitars and pianos do well in poll.
Great deals on musical instruments
You may already be a music instruments player, with an eye on giving another instrument a go. Or you might be new to the world of instruments, thinking about where to start.

In either case the question of which instrument to go for might become important.

A 1,724-strong sample of respondents to a recent YouGov poll were given a similar query to answer, presented with a line-up of instruments out of which they were requested to pick the instrument they would "most like to be able to play well".

The YouGov website has reported this, alongside a full list of the poll's results.

The findings suggest that some instruments are less popular than others in this regard, with zero per cent of votes going to the xylophone, the tuba and the oboe.

But 36 per cent picked out the piano – the number one choice. The instrument is played by music stars such as Elton John and Regina Spektor.

And 23 per cent went for guitars – the instruments that famously come in the form of electric guitars and acoustic guitars.

Among other results, three per cent opted for the violin, six per cent for the saxophone and five per cent for the drums.

Published by KT.ADNFCR-2133-ID-801446675-ADNFCR Posted on 11 Sep 2012 13:41 to category : Music News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Saturday 19th April brings Record Store Day 2014. We've asked around to find out which special releases the team will be queuing to get their hands on.

16 Apr 2014 13:44
thumbnail

Some of the most talked-about plug-ins from Musikmesse, all in one place.

18 Mar 2014 15:37
thumbnail

Shure have announced the winning band in the Call for Legends competition.

3 Feb 2014 10:27
thumbnail

Hartke have launched four new bass combo amp models which all feature HyDrive speakers.

30 Jan 2014 16:47
thumbnail

Sennheiser have launched three new sets of headphones, the HD8, HD7 DJ and the HD 6 Mix headphones.

30 Jan 2014 13:41
thumbnail

Korg launch the DS-DAC headphone amps with a portable USB version and stylish high-end model.

24 Jan 2014 13:45

Recent Music News

thumbnail

All the important dates you need to know to plan your visit.

15 Apr 2014 15:55
thumbnail

We're giving you the chance to win an Avid audio interface every day until Friday 18th April!

14 Apr 2014 12:43
thumbnail

At the 29th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony which took place at Brooklyn's Barclays Center last night, Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent and Lorde took turns fronting Nirvana.

11 Apr 2014 11:47
thumbnail

Damon Albarn has spoken to NME about the future of Blur, dismissing rumours that they won't play together again.

10 Apr 2014 10:21
thumbnail

Ableton have released a new short documentary exploring the production of Hendrik Weber, aka Pantha du Prince's collaborative album with The Bell Laboratory.

9 Apr 2014 09:36
thumbnail

An April Fool's Day story reporting that the Wolf of Wall Street star will appear on stage with Meshuggah has sparked a real online petition.

8 Apr 2014 10:10