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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
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.
The Screechophone is loosely based on the playing-card-in-the-bicycle-spokes principle. The bicycle spokes were scaled down to a small white plastic gear that is driven by a rotating disc. Depending on where the plastic gear is place on the disc the speed changes and thus the pitch changes.
Larry is a retired engineer and part-time math teacher who lives in New Bern, N.C., and likes to listen to, write, and play anything musical.