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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.

Kosmolyre
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Kosmolyre is related both to the electric slide guitar (played with a slide and plectrum) and the harp (because of the many strings on each side). The Kosmolyre is a stringed microtonal instrument with four side which are all tuned differently. The instrument can be turned easily during performance by means of the wheels at either end of the playing board, to expose the different sides to the player.

(partly from: http://www.afn.org/~sejic/DGinstr.html)


Kosmolyre
USA
USA
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Ivor Darreg
Ivor Darreg
(1917 - 1994)(born : Kenneth Vincent Gerard O\'Hara) was a leading proponent of and composer of microtonal or \"xenharmonic\" music, builder of a lot of experimental musical instruments.
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Kosmolyre