The world's most unique Musical instruments

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Ancient musical instrument tones rather than simply producing strains, but also has its own uniqueness.

Sasando

Sasando is a stringed musical instrument. This musical instrument comes from the island of Rote, East Nusa Tenggara. Literally Sasando according to the origin of the name he said in Rote, sasandu, which means a tool that vibrates or rings. It is said sasando use among community Rote since the 7th century. There is similarity in shape sasando other stringed instruments like guitar, violin and harp.


The main part of long tubular sasando commonly made of bamboo. Then in the middle, a circular from top to bottom are wedge-wedge in which the strings (the strings) are stretched in the tube, from top to bottom rests. Wedge-wedge gives a different tone to each passage strings. Then the tube is placed sasando in a container made from a kind of woven palm leaves made out like a fan. This is where the resonant container sasando.

Glass harmonica

This glass harmonica glass bowl made with materials of various sizes. Well because this is made of glass harmonica, including the type Crystallophone. This instrument was invented by musicians from Ireland named Richard Puckeridge. This instrument is played by swiping a finger on the glass that has been moistened first.

Flute bullets

Discovered by James Johnson, after a through research for 11 years. He was inspired by the Cantonese a very talented musician who plays flute. James often dreamed of creating this instrument until finally he was able to realize his dream.

Trumpet Giant: 34 feet

Giant trumpet, made in the early 20th Century in the city Besson, London. This trumpet 34 feet long, weighing 56 kg, and with a height of nearly 8 feet.

The lowest tone that can be played this instrument is the Bb three octaves below the tone, or tone of the second lowest in modern piano (29.14 Hz).

Wind Harp

Is one of the Ancient Greek heritage (mid-6th BC). Harp is very rare, because it is the only way to play the harp is the wind. Through the help of the wind harp can produce a tone row starting from the lowest to the shrill tone of soprano tone.

Organ Building Atlantic City: the largest and loudest musical instrument in the world.

This circle-shaped organ located in the Auditorium of the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, discovered by the organ maker Midmer compan-Losh Organ. Atlantic City convention hall itself is the largest hall in the world capable of accommodating approximately 41ribu people in the main. The world's largest organ has 33,112 pipes including 64 feet Diaphone Profunda, manuals and pedal located under the air pressure every 100 inchinya.

Sea Organ: Plays by sea.

Ocean or organ called morske orgulje is located on the coast of Zadar, Croatia, and is the world's first organ played by ocean waves. Here there were 35 tubes in the form of music that opens a hole on each side. When sea water touching the organ, will create sweet sounds that are affected by several things, such as speed, capacity of the waves, and the size of the waves struck. The architecture of this instrument is done by the sculptor and the Dalmatian architect Nikola Basic in 2005.

Guitar Nano: world's smallest guitar

The world's smallest guitar is 10 micrometers in length, nearly equal to the length of a single human cell. While the strings along the 50-nanometer or Setar with a length of 100 atom.Dibuat by researchers at Cornell University, U.S. as a form of a new generation of musical instruments in the world. However, this tool can only be played with special microscopic equipment and tone were not likely to be heard by ordinary ears.

Piano LEGO

This piano was built by Henry Lim, in addition to the piano strings, all parts of the instrument was made using LEGO pieces either the keyboard, jacks, shelving piano, pins, and needles, needles all neatly arranged by him.

The instrument measuring 6 x 3 foot weighs almost 75 pounds and nearly as many 100ribu LEGO pieces.

Road Music: playing music along the way

Created several years ago in Japan, by members of industry researchers in Hokkaido. Carved in the form of shading along the road when we passed on it it will create the strains of beautiful music. This instrument is the idea of ​​mr. Shinoda, one inspired by damage to roads in the area around his home. With a variety of preparation and the help of several parties finally created this wonderful work. The result, the Way Music is etched holes with a width of 6mm and separate each distance of 12 mm which is capable of creating beautiful music buzz.

Weather Harp

It is made of marine plywood, goat skin, epoxy and mixed media. The tool is operated by the wind. It has 21 strings that originate from the center. They will play 42 notes a string. There are two wind activated devices that produce sound, metal cups will pluck the treble strings to produce chords, while the balance arm would pluck the strings to produce bass tones.