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What was the first musical instrument?

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There is a legend about the first musical instrument, but it is pure fancy. According to a Greek myth, Pan invented the first musical instrument – the shepherd’s pipe.

Image result for african drum images hdOne day he sighed through the reeds on a river bank and heard his breath produce a mournful wail as it passed through them. He broke the the reeds off in unequal lengths, bound them together, and had the first musical instrument! The legend of Pan and the reeds suggests, however, how man first had the idea for making various musical instruments.

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The first instruments were of the drum type. Later, man invented wind instruments, made from the horn of animals. From these crude wind instruments developed modern brass instruments. Last of all, man discovered the use of strings and invented the simple lyre and harp from which developed the instruments played with a bow.

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