Taūs (mayuri) | Indian | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Popular at nineteenth century Indian courts, this bowed lute borrows features of other Indian stringed instruments, such as the body shape of the sarangi and the frets and neck of the sitar. There are four melody strings and fifteen sympathetic strings that sound when the instrument is played to accompany popular religious song
Giant Tuba, largest tuba in the world, giant musical instrument
Giant Tuba The Giant Tuba, was made in the early 20th century by Besson, London. The Giant Tuba has over 34 feet of tubing, weighs 112 pounds, and is nearly 8 feet tall. The lowest playable note on this open valve instrument is the Bb three octaves below middle C, or the second lowest note on a modern piano (29.14 Hz). This giant tuba was a London music business landmark for much of the 20th century. It was originally fitted to the wall of the Besson & Co. factory in 198 Euston Road as a…
Wintergatan - Marble Machine (music instrument using 2000 marbles)
Get the audio track "Marble Machine" by Wintergatan:https://wintergatan.bandcamp.com/track/marble-machineMarble Machine built and composed by Martin MolinVid...
Harold Feinstein Photographer - Long before there was Photoshop... photomontages
I started taking photographs when I was 15 in 1946. I was a purist for well over a decade. I believed that what you saw through the view finder and clicked in that moment was the real and true photograph -- not to be manipulated. By 1957, I was into making photomontages using multiple negatives and bringing them together in the darkroom. Herbert Keppler, editor at Modern Photography and then Popular Photography was an important early supporter of my work and he often solicited me to produce…
My friend painted a piano to look like a cartoon piano. This is the final result.
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This Dog Loves Music, But The Look On Her Face When It Stops Is Priceless
Bailey the golden retriever isn't like other dogs! Instead of enjoying a game of fetch or itching to play outside in the yard, the only thing Bailey wants to do is listen to his master play guitar! He certainly has an ear for music and gets rather upset the moment his dad, Drew Cole,..
6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress
The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were acquired by AOL in 2011, I inherited 53 properties built on dozens of different content management systems. It wasn't long after that I soon realized they we...
The Theremin: A strange instrument, with a strange history
How a Russian scientist and industrial spy accidentally created an electronic instrument that became a mainstay of Hollywood horror
Titanic Violin Fetches a Cool $1.45M at Auction - The World's Leading Classical Music News Source. Est 2009.
The violin, reportedly played on the deck of the Titanic while the doomed ocean liner sank more than a century ago, has today sold at auction in England for $1.45 Million USD – more than twice the amount anticipated The battered, unplayable maple and spruce instrument, is believed to have belonged to 33 year old […]