Funny Instruments

Funny Instruments

21. Double-belled Euphoniums

The choice instrument of any parade in the Roaring Twenties. See also 20's, Old-Timey.

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22. Oboe D'amour

Oboe of love. But how romantic can an oboe get? See also Music, Romance.

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23. Gutbucket

Also called a washtub base. Basically a bucket with a string attached to a broom handle that's nearly impossible to tune.

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24. Paperclip

For fairly obvious reasons, the translation of the French word for trombone. See also French.

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25. Child Instruments

E.g. rubber bands as harps, pots and pans as drums, and toilet paper rolls as trumpets.

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Dude. Do us a solid. Add your own funny instrument.

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26. Moog Synthesizer

See also 60's.

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27. Tuvan Throat Singing

A form of overtone singing done in parts of Siberia. Sounds like a human didgeridoo.

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28. Ukuleles

Amirite folks?

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29. Clarinet

More like Clari-not. I hate playing it so much.

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30. Mahler Hammer

The name given to the instrument in Mahler's Sixth Symphony described by Mahler as meant to be "brief and mighty, but dull in resonance and with a non-metallic character (like the fall of an axe)" ... basically a big wooden hammer hit against a big wooden platform.

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