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In all other cases you should see a musical instrument, a musical interface, a sound sculpture making music, a weird musical instrument, an odd musical instrument, an experimental musical instrument.

You can also find information about builders of musical instruments or artists using some of the strangest musical instruments you can find on earth. Just browse this pages to find some of the novelty instruments and get some inspiration to make your own musical instruments or sound machines and let me know.

Rotozithers
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Rotozithers are a group of musical instrument that are family of the musicbox.

The musical instrument exists of a series of strings placed on rotating axis. While the axis rotates the string are plucked or bowed. The sound itself is captured by a series of pickups.

The speed of the rotation can be changed by the player as can the placing of the pickups, which gives a great freedom to create different sounds, often affected by the Doppler effect. Their is no fixed tuning for the Rotozithers, tuning is done by \'tastse\'.


The Contraption (Phase 4) 2000
USA
USA
10
10
Neil Feather
Neil Feather
creative genius, selfdeclared 'Sound Mechanic', creator of radical and unusual musical instruments
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The Contraption (Phase 4) 2000