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Cool, A Trombone Made of Glass!

September 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I spent a little too much time on YouTube yesterday, doing, er, “research”…and found this great video about the first playable glass trombone! I especially enjoyed watching the guy make the trombone, and thinking about all kinds of glass trombone questions, like:

What’s it like to play a trombone with no spit valve? and

Could you play the right pitch and shatter the glass? and

How would salsa sound on a glass trombone? Or some orchestral excerpts?

The list could go on and on. Anyway, enjoy!

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