Easiest instrument to learn?

#1
In your opinion what is the easiest instrument for a person to learn and be able to decently play a few pieces?
I have heard that guitar is one of the best for at least self teaching but I always thought it was piano. Is piano just deceptively hard?
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#2
easiest to play is recorder, but it's not an instrument easy to play alone
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#3
The triangle.
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#4
I think piano is pretty easy to get started with, but hard to master
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#5
I would agree with the above comment. Piano isn't necessarily difficult as there are plenty of free resources online. You can definitely learn to play a range of songs from YouTube alone. Also with a bit of practice, you can learn to play melodies on a piano by ear which I assume is more difficult on a guitar.

There's also plenty of sources online for musical theory. Surprisingly there are only 4 main chords in most popular songs which can definitely help to play songs not just on piano but guitar as well
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#6
Get a Ukulele! Dirt cheap, super easy to play a few pop tunes and would be a good stepping stone to the guitar.
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#7
playing keyboard games
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#8
Ukelele sounds good not hard to play
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#9
Ukeleles are cheap and fun, but I personally have gotten more out of learning the piano
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