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electric resonating feedback harp organ

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This musical instrument consists of a loosely-strung electric harp over a size- changable resonating chamber. The system could be turned up and distorted just to the point where the strings would be just barely vibrating so that there was an all-tones wash of sound at a really low level, and then when you changed the size of the resonating chamber you could coax different harmonies out of the strings -- because all the harmonics of the strings would resonate in response to the length/ size of the resonating chamber. Calibrate the chamber to get repeatable phrases/ serieses-of-harmonies.
JesusHChrist, Dec 18 2005


       Not a bad idea, but I can't help but think somebody else has already thought of this. Next time you go to the concert hall, keep an eye out for a harp plugged into an amp.
Honduras, Dec 18 2005

       Resonating chamber - like on a dobro? I've got a dobro - the resonator's size is fixed. How does this resonator's size change?
thumbwax, Dec 18 2005

       You could have a moving back on it maybe. Maybe it is a really long chamber like the body of a slide whistle.
JesusHChrist, Dec 18 2005


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