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Top 10 Most Expensive Musical Instruments in the World

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Music the sign of love, entertainment loved by everyone, and everybody wants to listen music to get relax. Music is very relaxing feeling for most of the people and entertaining as well. There are many different types of music in the world like pop, jazz, classical, etc. People have different taste in music and love different kind of music. All different forms of music have many singers who are singing those songs. There are many different musical instruments in the world which are mainly used for playing music by the musicians. All musical instruments are very expensive one. Some musical instruments are the basic ones like as guitar and piano that are normally in every home because young generation wanted to play them and kids as well. These music instruments are learned from respective teachers, and special lessons are given for them. The latest instruments for the music are very expensive, and real music players can purchase them to pursue their career in singing. All different instruments are combined to produce perfect music.
The following are top 10 most expensive instruments of music in the world:

10. Classical Guitar by Robert Bouchet:

List of Top Ten Most Expensive Musical Instruments in the World It is a guitar that was of Robert Bouchet which is very rare and expensive. It was very famous French guitar, only 150 guitars were made by the maker in his whole life that’s why these are in high demand in the world. It was the creation of the classical music instruments creator called Julian Bream. It was designed and made in Paris in 1964. The most precious thing about this guitar is it has the signature of Bouchet. It was presented for the auction in 2009 and was sold there for the high price of $122,500.

9. Classical Guitar by Antonio de Torres:

Top Ten Most Expensive Musical Instruments in the World The Classical Guitar by Antonio de Torres was made in Spain. This guitar was also made on the instrument of De Torres. Antonio De Torres started his first set of musical songs in 1871. But the guitar was made before 1871 and was of very high quality. It was then presented for auction in 2007 and was sold at the recorded price of $157,000. It was a traditional and old guitar that has the name of the artist written on it and was the main attraction for purchasing it.

8. Violin by Giovanni Battista Ceruti:

Top Ten Expensive Musical Instruments in the World Giovanni Batista Ceruti was the person that belongs to the textile industry. Then after the age of 40, he decided to start his music career and started building violins. The material used in the making of a violin was very best and was the best musical instrument of the whole country. It has the base of cheap wood and seems like a guitar which belongs to some handicraft sector. In 1794, this violin was presented in an auction and was sold at the record price of $158,500 only because of its name.

7. Viola de Gambia by Pieter Rombouts:

Top 10 Most Expensive Musical Instruments in the World Viola de Gambia is considered as the rarest musical instrument of the world. It was designed and made in Spain. It produces very beautiful sound and is still being used by the musical pop stars of the world till 1997. It was then presented in an auction in 2009 and was sold at the price of $212,500. It is a small instrument and made with wood that has a skull on the top of it.

6. Violin by Carlo Giuseppe Testore:

Top 10 Most Expensive Musical Instruments in the World Carlo Giuseppe Testore is a very famous musical artist of the world from the 17th century to 18th century. He has designed many musical instruments like violin, cellos, violas, etc. It was a Testore instrument that is considered of the best quality. It was made in 1701 in the beautiful Italian city called Milan. It was sold for the price tag of $218,500 in an auction. It was in high demand due to the quality of sound produced by it.

5. Violoncello by Gennaro Gagliano:

Top Five Most Expensive Musical Instruments in the World Gennaro Gagliano is the musical instrument that is made from the best music maker industry of the world. It is said that it was made in 1765. It was considered as the best and genuine item of the whole musical industry. The design, material and sound of this instrument is very perfect which makes it in high demand. It was then sold at auction for $362,500 in 2009. The most appealing thing was it was designed by Gagliano Company which is best in making musical instruments.

4. Viola by Gasparo Bertolotti da Salo:

Top 5 Most Expensive Musical Instruments in the World Viola by Gasparo Bertolotti is of the best quality and sold for the high price. It was designed and made by the famous instrument maker who has created almost 60 best items of musical industry. It was an Italian instrument that was of best quality. That is the reason it was sold for the high price because of the best quality of it. It was sold for the price of $542,000 in an auction that was a record price. It was designed and shaped in the best way for playing it perfectly.

3. OM-45 Deluxe Guitar by C.F. Martin and Company:

Top Three Most Expensive Musical Instruments in the World It is the guitar that was designed by the famous guitar that was made the famous guitar making company called C.F. Martin and Company. It was made in the 19th century, and their guitars are used by the famous musical artists of the world. It was designed in limited number that almost 15 guitars of this model were made in the world. In 2009, it was decided to sell this guitar at the price of $554,500.

2. Eric Clapton`s Blackie Stratocaster Guitar by Fender:

Top 3 Most Expensive Musical Instruments in the World Fender Stratocaster is the best guitar player in the world and music artist as well. It was also used by some legendary artists of the world like Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Holly, etc. It was designed in 1950, and only three best guitars of this celebrity were available in the world. It was also considered as a fashion symbol for the artists. It was used by Clapton for more than 15 years. It was sold at auction for the price of $959,500.

1. The Hammer Violin by Antonio Stradivari:

Most Expensive Musical Instrument in the World Antonio Stradivari was famous in the world for making the best and perfect violins in the world. This perfect violin was made by him in the 19th century and was the best and most expensive one in the world. It was with different artists of the world for some time with Japanese artist who used it for more than 12 years. It was then auctioned in 2006 and sold for the price of $3,544,000.

List of Most Expensive Musical Instruments in the World

Sr.No. Names Price
1 The Hammer Violin by Antonio Stradivari $ 3544000
2 Eric Clapton`s Blackie Stratocaster guitar by Fender $ 959500
3 OM-45 Deluxe Guitar by C.F Martin and Company $ 554500
4 Viola by Gasparo Bertolotti da Salo $ 542000
5 Violoncello by Gennaro Gagliano $ 362500
6 Violin by Carlo Giuseppe Testore $ 218500
7 Viola de Gamba by Pieter Rombouts $ 212500
8 Violin by Giovanni Battista Ceruti $ 158500
9 Classical Guitar by Antonio de Torres $ 157000
10 Classical Guitar by Robert Bouchet $ 122500

Conclusion:

The above ranking of the top 10 most expensive musical instruments of the world is given according to the price of the different instruments sold in different auctions conducted in the world. All these instruments are made from the best makers and used by the famous artists which raised their value and demand. Music is the best and comforting thing which produced from these instruments.