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Don't expect anything too high-tech or flashy, this is simply a 'diary' to share some of my photos, thoughts and observations - with a particular bias towards the natural world and the countryside around my home.
Friday, 3 December 2010
A musical interlude today. There is a musical instrument which, more than any other, produces some of the most strange and beautiful sounds. It has a technical name assigned to it, which comes from the Greek; the hydrodaktulopsychicharmonica. It is better known as a Glass Harp or Glass Harmonica.
As a kid, I was often told off for dampening a finger and running it around the rim of mum's best glassware to produce a sound, but if I'd had one of these instruments, I could have made a much better noise. Just listen to this: