Sounds of a Glass Armonica

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An evening pause: Supposedly this is Ben Franklin’s favorite invention.

Hat tip Edward Thelen.


One comment

  • danae

    I’m very partial to the sound of glass instruments, but this video seems hurried, and doesn’t quite give them justice. A very beautiful performance can be found on Zeitler’s “Crystal Christmas” album of traditional carols in which he blends the sounds of the armonica, a harp and multiple wine glasses.

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