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.

Violin mostly makes sad music. - zxm

Violin iis the best one yet

I am 12 years old and I am in 6 grade and I started playing in 5 grade and I got pretty good I fee like the violin is right for me! 😏

2 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.

Empire Of The Clouds, anyone?

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

3 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

Oh, yes. The acoustic guitar is so touching to hear and toys with my emotions. - wrests

Johnny cash's hurt is a very sad song and emotional song.the song featured acoustic guitar.another sad song is soldier of fortune by deep purple.this song also featured acoustic guitar - zxm

4 Viola
5 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.
6 Cello Cello The cello or violoncello is a bowed or plucked string instrument with four strings tuned in perfect fifths.

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

7 Flute Flute The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group. Unlike woodwind instruments with reeds, a flute is an aerophone or reedless wind instrument that produces its sound from the flow of air across an opening.

I play this

8 Soprano Saxophone Soprano Saxophone
9 Clarinet

Whenever I pick the clarinet Up nostalgia Knicks in

So sad, I am 12 and I am in 6 grade and I started clarinet in 7 grade and I am sad so clarinet v sad! ;(

10 Organ Organ

Organ makes music very sad but some are gigantic

The Contenders

11 Harmonica Harmonica

If it's Paul Butterfield.

12 Bagpipes Bagpipes Bagpipes are a wind instrument using enclosed reeds fed from a constant reservoir of air in the form of a bag.
13 Duduk

When I hear a duduk, I hear Despair itself

14 Electric Guitar Electric Guitar The electric guitar is a type of guitar that unlike an acoustic guitar, is solid body instead of hollow. They use pickups and amps to produce sound that's audible from more than a few feet. They are mainly used in rock and metal music and in those genres are commonly the main instruments. A few notable more.

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

15 Tuning Fork
16 Accordion Accordion Accordions are a family of box-shaped musical instruments of the bellows-driven free-reed aerophone type, colloquially referred to as a squeezebox.
17 Bass Guitar Bass Guitar

Depends on the player. - zxm

18 Sarangi

Nothing sounds as melencholy as a Sarangi

19 Cor Anglais
20 Erhu

Nothing more emotional than the strings of an Erhu being bowed, used in most traditional Asian music

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