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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.

Daxophone
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The Daxophone can be seen as a much better version of a ruler you place on a table and hit (as we all did some time at school).

It is contructed of a wooden tongue (that comes in 103 different shapes) attached to the end of a wooden block that acts as a resonator. The tongue is played with a violin bow or is plucked. A second piece of wood called \'dax\', with two curved surfaces (one side is fretted) is held against the wooden tongue to change the pitch and tone of the tongue. The sound produced is picked up by some contact microphones and amplified.


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Germany
Germany
25
25
Hans Reichel
Hans Reichel
graphic and typeface designer
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some more tongues with the letter association