Interesting Instruments (email repost)

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*perks up* edible instrument things?

kelp horn

http://moonmilk.com/2009/02/04/instrument-a-day-4-kelphorn/ (maybe edible if you soak it)

Instrument-a-day 4: Kelphorn

#diy musical instrument – water xylophone with different color notes!

www.meetthedubiens.com/

A while back I wanted to try to make an actually functional rock-candy rainbow-colored xylophone. i’m not sure how to verify whether rock candy can produce musical notes except to make some rock candy, but here is a wrench xylophone

http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrench-Xylophone/

of course the really nice-sounding chinese gourd flute (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hulusi) (also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calabash has pictures of how other cultures use gourds in instruments)

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hmm there’s a whole orchestra

https://www.pinterest.com/clayjuxtaposed/edible-instruments/

Vienna’s vegetable orchestra: what is going on here??

????? XD

hmm, surprisingly functional:

(I like that they use a digital tuner to make sure their vegetable instruments are in tune!)

here’s a strange/cool one, a beer organ. works by blowing wind over the tops of the bottles apparently.  http://www.oddmusic.com/gallery/om06300.html

it sounds so nice http://www.oddmusic.com/clips/erigby.mp3


source: me! I posted it to ec-discuss originally.