Most Obscure Orchestra InstrumentsWe know the names of the instruments, but you wouldn't say that ____ player is great, as you would with another instrument.
The Top Ten
Marimba, Bells, Wood block, etc. - pepper101
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Okay, I'm really surprised this hasn't been listed yet. The viola is such a highly needed orchestral instrument, yet it isn't well recognized and relatively few people play it.
The double bass is a highly needed orchestral instrument, yet it is played by so few people. I'm surprised it hasn't been listed yet.