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    A musical instrument I've never seen or heard before.

    This is a new one on me. It looks like a device made from recycled forks, and used for quickly removing stubborn matted fur from the studio cat. And sounds a bit like a pretty mouth harp combined with the sort of music box that is often topped with a slowly revolving ballerina.



    I like it.

    I don't want to have to learn to play one, but I like the fact that it exists somewhere.

    The studio cat, however, is cowering under the desk with its tail all puffed up and a pleading expression on its face.

    Have you seen any interesting musical instruments recently?

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    This one is not new. Tho i have never seen a real one i found samples in a library and remebered the strange name. So thats what it looks like?
    Ill go and search for rare instruments now and see if a cant find a strange flute crossef with ehu or something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theBadger View Post
    It looks like a device made from recycled forks, and used for quickly removing stubborn matted fur from the studio cat.
    lol

    yeah I've seen one of these before too...cool stuff

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    that thing must wear the skin off the tips of your fingers quickly ?



    anyhoo, a complete barnpot made this



    i love it ...guys face at end is a picture

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    The bicycle wheel spinning pipe organ sounds like someone falling down the stairs whilst playing the Peruvian nose flute. I love it. tx Cheesy.

    Any more like this?

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    Lol cheesy.
    The look at the end ... Priceless.
    Look what i can do mom, im sooo clever. Ive invented the acoustic analogue flutey loops. Yeeeehaaaa.

    Badger i havent found any as weird as this.

    I love both these instruments. Makes me wonder if i took away all the synths, mics, preamps, soundcards, efects, and monitoring, would i still be able to make music that ppl would like? I think it would be like tony stark withou his iron man suit. I appreciate the sound of analogue real instruments in a mix now more than ever.

    Iwould invent an instrument .... IT would be like a recorder or flute and have a plunging device in it to change it length. So that the player could pitch bend from one note to another. I would call it the buttplug whistle altho the marketing dept might not like that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by r00n View Post
    Iwould invent an instrument .... IT would be like a recorder or flute and have a plunging device in it to change it length. So that the player could pitch bend from one note to another. I would call it the buttplug whistle altho the marketing dept might not like that.
    I believe that this instrument already exists in the traditional woodwind section of most major orchestras. It is also one of the key instruments in a traditional string quartet; the others being the mouth harp, the spoons and the kazoo.

    It's named the 'swanee whistle' because it is often shoved vigorously up the 'swanee' of anyone daft enough to play it in public; with the amusing side effect that they 'toot' a kind of tune when they fart.

    Made famous in during 1969–1972 by The Clangers Symphonic Orchestra (Cit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clangers), the world acclaimed master of this remarkable and subtle instrument is Tom Goslin.
    See here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgGTdZT1dgA

    A famous swanee whistle called "Polendina", meticulously constructed by the world renown instrument maker and wood carver Geppetto, once sold at Christie's Auction House for a record Ł2.75.

    A version of the swanee whistle is used in Hungarian, Slovenian, and Romanian folk music. By strange coincidence this instrument is colloquially known as the
    fenék-csatlakozó.

    Unfortunately for you roony, the swanee whistle does not count as 'an interesting musical instrument that I've never seen before' because it has been in common usage since c.1758.

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    Man its hard to come up with an original thought these days . There is always some bright spark that has come before ( truth beknown i was simply making refernce to an age old AP joke)

    Ok back to the drawing board. Blue prints at the ready. Now lets see. I like electronic instrments . And i like badgers. So... The obvious conlusion is to design the worlds first theramin badger. Whats that i hear you say? Already been done? Well bugger me.
    http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=bSnZzlFwUC8

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    erm ? wtf ?

    enormous musical instrument which may or may not be called a bordadora

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    ok i liked this one


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