Congrats, and welcome to the ranks of the Ducatisti, GS
Definitely install some nice Termignonis when the budget allows. Not because they're louder (they're not much louder), but because the sound will be so much fuller and deeper. It really does complete the whole Ducati riding experience, and after one ride, you'll be really glad you got them.
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Then again that may be a bit too much of a bike for somebody who's never driven a bike
You might be surprised. Monsters are really light, and they also have a pretty low center of gravity. Combine those attributes with a nice wide handlebar and plenty of torque, and all you need to concentrate on is limiting yourself to the first half (or so) of the throttle. Easy as pie!