Saxophone Instrument Music  - xxx_Zephyr_xxx / Pixabay

This week’s world-building questions and prompts a different as this week’s theme/topic for things is a bit eclectic and random after the release of “Space Colonies and Starbases”. Today is all about musical instruments.

  1. What is the most common instrument played by the general population?
  2. What instrument is played/used by the world’s most famous musician?
  3. How is using instruments taught? self-taught, official classes, private tutors etc?
  4. Is there an “official” instrument for each culture?
  5. Are there any instruments banned? if so why?
  6. Are any instruments restricted to a certain profession or social standing?
  7. What is the largest instrument in the world?
  8. What is the most complicated instrument to play in the world?
  9. What instrument is the most (in)famous and why?
  10. What materials are various instruments made from? Any made from rare materials?

Bonus question: What is the most expensive instrument in the world?



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