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07-30-2009, 01:29 PM
<object width="400" height="300"><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="movie" value=";;show _title=1&amp;show_byline=1&amp;show_portrait=0&amp;color=&amp;full screen=1" /><embed src=";;show _title=1&amp;show_byline=1&amp;show_portrait=0&amp;color=&amp;full screen=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" width="400" height="300"></embed></object><p><a href="">Glass Harp</a> from <a href="">ed</a> on <a href="">Vimeo</a>.</p>

Mr MidFi
07-30-2009, 01:58 PM
I've seen a guy do this, up close, once... except even better. It really is a beautiful sound, especially when they can do multi-part harmonies.

I liked the Tull joke at the end, too.

07-31-2009, 05:33 AM
I have seen similar several times over the years and up close live.

07-31-2009, 09:48 AM
Didn't Ben Franklin invent a cool cylindrical glass harp?

Why yes, he did. Here's a Youtube clip of someone playing it:

07-31-2009, 10:13 AM
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That thing makes some crazy sounds. A bit freakier than the theremin. But definably NOT more freaky than this (! (image, kind of not safe for work but worth a click for sure!)