Q&A: What instruments sound good with a Guitar?

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
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Question by Skifty: What instruments sound good with a Guitar?
So I’ve got some friends at school who are really good at Guitar. I know little myself although I don’t really wanna get into it. I would rather play an instrument that sounds good with a guitar, Something almost like a guitar, Not quite Bass. Just, something that can play just about anything the Guitar can. I was thinking about Violin but then, well, It just seems limited, To be honest, I wanna be able to play the melody WITH the guitar, or just the backup, but it needs to sound good. Thanks for the answers! c:

Best answer:

Answer by Jimmy C
If you think the violin is limited, look up Vanessa Mae. She is probably on Youtube and plays rock violin.

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6 Responses to “Q&A: What instruments sound good with a Guitar?”

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    Average Joe Says:

    If you don’t want to spend much money, buy a few harmonicas in different keys. Really easy to learn – and sounds great as accompaniment or even as the lead. Or you could try a dobro. It plays just like a guitar but has a completely unique sound. (Think of “Romeo and Juliet” by Dire Straits and you’ll understand what I mean.)

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    jcr Says:

    Harmonica would be good, but if you want something with strings, you might consider banjo, autoharp, mandolin, or mountain dulcimer.

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    Mikey, just Mikey Says:

    Mandolin, dobro, and banjo.

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    RachelS165 Says:

    Mandolin works really well with guitar. Or banjo. You can play chord backup or melody on either one.

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    Left-T Says:

    Bass guitar and Guitar go hand in hand. Personally, I like to work with a piano when I jam or, another guitar.

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    Guitarpicker Says:

    Other than another guitar, I enjoy the soft, subtle tones of a clarinet with the guitar.

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