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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.

Fractal Harp
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The Fractal Harp is a 24 string instrument that features a central pivoting slide providing its player access to innumerable musical possibilities.The slide travels through 27 chromatic fixed increments offering over two octaves of notes for each position. These notes are laid as a pentatonic harp but can be addressed in limitless ways as an electric/acoustic guitar. The instrument also has a group of strings that function as a rudimentary pedal steel guitar.

The players right hand controls the pitch while picking, plucking and effecting modulation. Single or two-handed play allow for the simultaneous manipulation of other instruments and effects. Lush harmonic clusters and intervals occur at various positions when the strings are sounded to the right of the slide producing two harmonizing notes from each string. The simplicity of its design is remarkable when weighed with the range of expression possible with this elegant instrument.

It can be seen as the next progression up from The Egotar


Fractal Harp
USA
USA
313
313
Jay Wasco
Jay Wasco
multibrained musician and thinkerer
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Fractal Harp