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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.

Absolut Quartet
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Absolut Quartet is a music making machine like no other. The audience becomes part of the performance, while watching something that appears impossible. At this moment no interaction is possible but from January 2009 on this will work again.

The main instrument is a ballistic marimba, which launches rubber balls roughly 2m into the air, precisely aimed to bounce off of 42 chromatic wooden keys. The second instrument is an array of 35 custom-tuned wine glasses, played by robotic fingers. Finally, an array of 9 ethnic percussion instruments rounds out the ensemble.

(from : http://bea.st/sight/absolutQuartet/)


Absolut Quartet
USA
USA
250
250
Jeff Lieberman and Dan Paluska
Jeff Lieberman and Dan Paluska
MIT offspring
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Absolut Quartet