Music is one of the most ancient art and it touches the soul beyond the linguistic boundaries. since ages mankind is making music using various equipment. with each passing era, the music changed and new flavors continued adding it. The human with its creative mind developed so many musical instruments like from guitar sitar or keyboard.
Many of the instruments made in ancient time are still relevant. Some of them create such an outstanding music which take us in a completely new world.
1. The singing ringing tree
This one of its kind wind power sound sculpture creates choral sounds using different size of pipes. First shown in public exhibition in Lancashire, England. It is quite similar to Chandigarh wind chime.
2. The Sharpsichord
Sound sculpture created this, yes you read it right sound sculpture and his name is Henry Dagg. Pin barrel harp is another name of this instrument. This instrument is placed in Cecil Sharp House, London for public use so the public can make their own music.
3. The Yaybahar
An acoustic instrument created by Gorkem Sen. Instrument is made of coiled springs and framed drum. This unique instrument creates hypnotic surround sound.
4. The Hydraulophone
This stunning instrument is a kind of Xylophone but it involves water. The musician who plays this instrument play it using the keys of water. Steve Mann invented this, occasionally the part of symphonic bands.
5. The Pikasso Guitar
This seems a weird form of guitar but, it’s not a guitar for many limbs creature. Linda Manzer is famous for creating various different types of guitar such as Sitar-guitar, Harp guitar, top flat guitar and The Pikasso Guitar is one of them.
6. The glass harmonica
Benjamin Franklin created this glass harmonica using various wine glasses. A unique sound generates using a wet finger on this glass. Based on same acoustic effect. Size of the glass reduced from one side to other.
7. The wheelharp
This awkward looking instrument is based on string which operates a keyboard on a spinning wheel. It is controlled by musicians’ foot created by Jon Jones and Mitchell Mange.
8. Giant wind chime
Chandigarh’s Rose garden has various things to look for and this giant wind chime creates such ambiance with its amazing and tinkling sounds. It makes you feel every breeze of air and beauty in the park.
9. The sea organ
Zadar Croatia situated this amazing installation is rare of the rarest. It creates stunning music as waves pass through it. Different experience all together sitting close to streams and listening to this soulful music.
Art is beyond the rules and logic of humankind and these instruments are the great example that what art need is creativity and out of box thinking. There are so many reasons to play any muscial instrumen, like refreshing your mood. Want to impress your girlfriend ? If you know how to play guitar, surely it will impress her to the core. You can check more awesome reasons why to play guitar.