A musical instrument is whatever has been made or converted for making musical sounds. This definition says that any of such instruments, no matter its form or place of birth is a musical instrument.


Each music style was developed using particular musical instruments, and the instruments available to a people at any time affects the sound of their music. The expertise of a folk is deeper in the instruments they have than in new ones, and this affects how they play music styles from other places.


People desire to learn instruments for different reasons. Some choose certain instruments because they are most available in their locations. Some decide to learn particular instruments because they hear them most times. Some desire to learn to play some musical devices because they are used for playing the kind of music being played in their locations. Some just want to learn.


Music styles market and obscure musical instruments. If a music style is attractive and starts drawing those desiring to play it, the instruments used for playing it start being demanded. If a music style is not so liked, it does not make any musical instrument a choice for learners.


The most popular musical instruments are:

The Guitar.
The Piano.
The Violin.
The Drum Set.
The Saxophone.
The Flute.
The Trumpet.
The Clarinet.
The harp.


One thing about these is that you could find more number of those that play them worldwide.