10 Strange And Unusual Musical Instruments


The Sharpsichord, or Barrel Harp, was invented by Henry Dagg, and is a solar-powered instrument. It is a perforated cylinder with 11,520 holes. The musician plugs pins into these holes to create the desired sounds.


This traditional Swedish instrument is actually one of the oldest instruments in the world. It was invented during the 14th century, and usually has 16 strings and 37 keys. The music created on this instrument is extremely melodic and works well with folk songs.