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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.

Photo-Electric Marimba
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The Photo-Electric Marimba is an electonic instrument where lightbeam are captured with photo-electric cells, which in turn command some electronic cirtuit that produces a tone that is played in marimba tubes. Each note has an oscillating circuit which produces a tone when light is directed on that circuits photo-cell.


Photo-Electric Marimba
USA
USA
198
198
Dr. Phillips Thomas
Dr. Phillips Thomas
engineer at the Westinghouse Research laboratory
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Photo-Electric Marimba