Friday, December 15, 2006

before harry partch...

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anyone out there know what this instrument is? kind of like a slide whistle meets a clarinet. i've never seen such a thing. the photo was taken at royal studio in fresno california...

3 Comments:

Blogger Tangaroa said...

I think it may be a slide clarinet...!

8:38 PM  
Blogger sroden said...

actually the astute mr. millis, who has been officially dubbed the sherlock holmes of airforms, seems to have discovered that it is a swannee sax

8:38 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

might be a bazooka - which is a fancy kazoo with a bell on the end and a slide.

9:31 PM  

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