• Aerophones

    Crystal sounds and glass instruments

    A glass instrument immediately brings an imaginary. Crystal clear sound, delicate resonance, fragile beauty… There are several ways to use glass for the manufacture of musical instruments, such as an idiophone, as a resonator or [...]
Cordophones

The music of mouth bows

The mouth bow is the simplest instrument of musical bows family, which also includes berimbau or pluriarc (we will talk about later). It is basically a string stretched by a folded branch, the musician’s mouth […]

Hi! I’m Nicolas Bras, homemade instrument maker (my personal work www.facebook.com/musiquesdenullepart) and creator of the facebook page Rare And Strange Instruments in november 2015.

I open this blog to share more than videos, write about music and musicians, instruments builders, creators, instrumental families, I hope you’ll like it!