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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.

Nail Violin
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The Nail or Peg Violin (in Dutch \'Nagelviool\' , in English \'Nail or Peg Violin\', in Italian \'Violino a Chiodi\', in German \'Nagelgeige\', in French \'Violon de fer\') was a very popular instrument in the 18/19th century. It\'s made of a resonator box with on top \'nails\' from different length. The nail were played by bowing them like a violin.


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Johann Wilde
Johann Wilde
18th-century German violinist and musical instrument inventor
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