How to buy inexpensive instruments, including violin, viola and cello

A new book from the National Instruments catalog reveals that if you want cheap instruments that are affordable to use, you should first be prepared to pay a premium.

The $50 “Performing Instruments” guide includes everything from cheap percussion instruments to inexpensive cello.

It also includes the cheapest instruments that can be used to perform in front of a live audience.

Here are some of the instruments that will set you back about $25.

1. Yamaha DX6