Cool Musical Instruments

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Pegasus

Luigi Colani designed the ultra-sleek,futuristic looking piano called Pegasus using nature as the inspiration.

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Pegasus
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Classic upright piano

Classic upright piano

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Classic upright piano
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Transparent Concert Piano

A magnificent Transparent Concert Pianorn

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Transparent Concert Piano
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Aerophones

Designed by award-winning architect Nikola.Basic and built in 2005, this project is not only extremely popular with Tourist, but also a welcome redeeming feature for what was once an ugly concrete-enclosed waterfront.Such nature-affected instruments are often called "aerophones", and at any given moment listeners can hear at least five pipes rnplayed in harmony by the waves and wind movements.

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Aerophones
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Aeolian Wind Harp

Aeolian Wind Harp is the only other instrument comparable in its aural majesty to the "Sea Organ" - a grand Aeolian harp is very rare instrument, first introduced ages ago in Ancient Greece. A perfect choice for the "Myst/ Riven" game sound effects.

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Aeolian Wind Harp
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Glass Harmonica

The glass harmonica is a type of musical instrument that uses a series of glass bowls or goblets graduated in size to produce musical tones by means of friction, making it both a crystallophone and a friction idiophone). This mechanical version was invented by Benjamin Franklin.

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Glass Harmonica
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Bazantar

The Bazantar is a five string double bass with 29 sympathetic and 4 drone strings and has a melodic range of five octaves. It is designed as a separate housing for sympathetic strings (to deal with the increased string tension) mountable on a double bass or cello, modified to hold drone strings.

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Bazantar
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Cymbalom

The Cymbalomis a type of hammered dulcimer found mainly in the music of Hungary, Romania, Moldova, Ukraine, Greece and Iran.

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Cymbalom
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Stalacpipe Organ

Located deep in the Luray Caverns in Virginia’'s Shenandoah Valley is the Great Stalacpipe Organ, the worlds largest musical instrument. Stalactites covering 3 1/2 acres of the surrounding caverns produce tones of symphonic quality when electronically tapped by rubber-tipped mallets.

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Stalacpipe Organ
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Ondes Martenot

The Ondes Martenot is an early electronic musical instrument with a keyboard and slide which very similar in sound to the Theremin. The instrument is especially known for its eerie wavering notes produced by the thermionic valves that produce rnoscillating frequencies.

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Ondes Martenot
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Musical Saw

Musical Saw also called a singing saw, is the application of a hand saw as a musical instrument. The sound creates an ethereal tone, very similar to the theremin.

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Musical Saw
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