Many would presume that topping the list of a man’s choice for a musical instrument is a drum kit while others would argue that it is the guitar. Another contender for top instrument played by males would be the saxophone. Although many of the top empresarios who play flute or violin are males (Perlman and Galway come to mind), these instruments seem to get short shrift with male musicians.
To resolve the seemingly subjective preferences, several researches and reports over the past few decades tried to determine various factors that affect a female and a male’s choice for musical instruments: Factors such as: gender, peer influence, parental influence, music educators influence, personality, media, exposure to music, and the instrument’s timbre, pitch, size, shape, weight and loudness.
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