These in depth musical instrument buying guides aim to help and inspire you by showing you the history of the musical instrument type that your interested in whilst also showcasing variety of materials and techniques used to make them so that you can make an informed decision. We have arranged them from most popular at the top to least popular at the bottom.

Handpan for Beginners (Buying Guide)

This is your ultimate guide to understanding handpans, exploring their unique sound, and discovering their meditative qualities. From their origins to comparing them with other drums, it covers everything you need to know about handpans.

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Thumb Piano Kalimba (Buying Guide)

Explore the thumb piano kalimba instrument's origins, types, materials, and where to buy one. From beginner-friendly options to professional-grade instruments, it provides insights into popular kalimba brands and models, helping you make an informed decision based on your preferences and budget.

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The Best Beginner Flute (Buying Guide)

This guide provides valuable insights for beginners looking to purchase their first flute. By covering essential factors such as material, budget, types of flutes, brand, hole variations, accessories, and playing techniques, it offers a well-rounded perspective to aid in the decision-making process.

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Darbuka Drums (The Complete Guide)

This buying good provides an overview of darbuka drums, covering various aspects such as their origin, construction, sound, traditional and modern uses, and differences from other similar drums like the doumbek.

Turkish Darbuka (Complete Guide)

The Best MIDI Keyboard (Buying Guide)

This is your go-to resource for discovering the top 10 MIDI keyboards on the market today, offering insights into their features, functionalities, and importance in music production. From compact and portable options to full-sized keyboards with weighted keys, this guide covers everything you need to know to choose the best MIDI keyboard for your needs.

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Where to buy a Kazoo (Buying Guide)

The guide provides an overview of the kazoo, covering its history, types, playing techniques, maintenance tips, and even its presence in popular music.

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Bamboo Panpipes (Buying Guide)

This buying guide offers an overview of bamboo panpipes, focusing on factors like price, lengths, notes, pitch, and materials. It provides valuable insights into what to consider when purchasing panpipes, helping readers make informed decisions based on their preferences and needs.

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Every Type of Bell (Buying Guide)

This guide offers an exploration of the history, significance, and diversity of bell instruments, spanning from ancient civilizations to modern innovations. It looks into the evolution of bells through different historical periods, highlighting their cultural, religious and practical roles.

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How to choose a Djembe drum?

Choosing a quality Djembe drum can be a difficult task for new drummers. Djembe drums are one of the most popular African drums and have been played for centuries in the West African region. The Djembe drum is a goblet-shaped hand drum that is traditionally played with bare hands.

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Shamanic Musical Instruments (Buying Guide)

From shamanic drums to flutes, explore their materials, construction, functions, maintenance tips, usage advice and understand their role in healing and meditation. This guide aims to help you integrate these sacred tools into your practice or musical journey.

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Indian Dholak Drum (The Complete Guide)

Read about the Indian Dholak drum, covering its history, uses, buying guide for beginners, and frequently asked questions. It offers valuable insights for readers interested in learning about this traditional percussion instrument and potentially purchasing one for themselves.

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