Top 10 Instruments for Sad Music

Unlike drums or electric guitar these instruments mostly make sad music .

The Top Ten

1 Violin Violin The violin is a wooden string instrument in the violin family. It is the smallest and highest-pitched instrument in the family in regular use. V 1 Comment
2 Acoustic Guitar Acoustic Guitar An acoustic guitar is a guitar that produces sound acoustically - by transmitting the vibration of the strings to the air - as opposed to relying on electronic amplification.

I agree with this but I think electric guitar can also produce very sad sounds. I was so tempted to add Electric Guitar to the list but I didn't. - Metal_Treasure

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3 Piano Piano The piano is a musical instrument played using a keyboard, which is a row of keys that the performer presses down or strikes with the fingers and thumbs of both hands.

Most of the emotional movies use piano to make audience sad. - zxm

4 Tenor Saxophone Tenor Saxophone The tenor saxophone is a medium-sized member of the saxophone family, a group of instruments invented by Adolphe Sax in the 1840s.
5 Flute
6 Viola
7 Cello

Pay attention to the beginning of this song and how the cello adds a lot to its sadness: Demons & Wizards - Love's Tragedy Asunder. - Metal_Treasure

8 Soprano Saxophone
9 Harmonica V 1 Comment
10 Clarinet

The Contenders

11 Electric Guitar Electric Guitar

We know electric guitar for playing rock and heavy metal.but if you listen blues songs then you'll know electric guitar can also be used for making sad sound - zxm

12 Bagpipes
13 Accordion
14 Bass Guitar Bass Guitar

Depends on the player. - zxm

15 Organ Organ
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