Strange and ancient musical instruments are played in this item.
Full titles read: "Musical oddities - How would you like to make a musical instrument out of a piece of wood and some nails? Here is one - ".
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M/S of a man playing a circular instrument with nails stuck into one side of it; he plays it with a bow, like a violin. The sound is quite pleasant.
Intertitle introduces 'The Regal' - a vest-pocket organ popular with ladies of the Sixteenth Century. M/S of a man playing an organ keyboard, attached to two bellows, worked by another man. The next instrument is a kind of glass harmonica, invented by Benjamin Franklin by fixing stemless wine glass together. The glasses are rotated by a foot pedal and rubbing the fingers on the rims of the glasses makes a sound.