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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.

Harmonic Generator
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The Harmonic Generator is an experimental electronic instrument. It consists of five main components. First, 64 piano strings chromatically tuned to 32 notes. Second, 32 corresponding motors with 1/2 bristle paint brushes beating the strings at controlled speeds. Third, a keyboard, played like a piano, controlling the motors. Fourth, 12 pick-ups that focus on one octave of strings. Finally, a transducer at the end of the instrument that feed back the sound of the pick-ups into the resonance hull. So far, the result of this new instrument can only be described as a symphony inside the belly of a whale.

(from : http://www.isaczal.com)


Harmonic Generator
USA
USA
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287
Isac Zal
Isac Zal
designs and sculpts new musical instruments and music machines out of steel salvaged from junk cars. His largest work, the Harmonic Generator appeared in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Other instruments have appeared in the Sideshow gallery in Brooklyn. He performs regularly on his instruments with an ensemble throughout New York in various venues including the streets and subways
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Harmonic Generator