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Ludwig Van
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COOL STUFF #9 | The Wheelharp

By Ludwig Van on October 5, 2015

Composer Nicholas Pike demonstrates The Wheelharp: a barrel-shaped keyboard that sounds like a cross between an accordion and a hurdy-gurdy.
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COOL STUFF #3 | Tafelmusik Beethoven T-Shirts and Handel Skivvies

By Michael Vincent on February 11, 2015

Let's face it, there aren't a lot of credible options out there for those looking for classical music themed clothing. And no, sorry, your uncles music themed neck-tie he wore at your Bat Mitzvah doesn't count....
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COOL STUFF #2 | 5-line Staff Liner Pen

By Michael Vincent on February 10, 2015

Ever try to write a 5 line staff without a ruler? Even with a ruler it's a pain. We'll now this handy little 3 inch pen will tackle the job for you. Whether you are a composer or a music student needing a write out some musical sketches, this pen does the trick. It could also be handy for musicians needing to make an extra ossia staff above a staff in a printed score. Either way, we think this is a pretty nifty pen perfect for musicians...
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COOL STUFF #12 | 120 Year Old Singing Bird Machine

By Ludwig Van on February 9, 2016

This one-of-a-kind mysterious copper mechanical birdsong mechanism was found in Paris, France. It is believed to be made by Blaise Bontems, a well-known maker of bird automata.
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COOL STUFF #5 | Airturn Bluetooth Page Turner

By Ludwig Van on March 20, 2015

This year we've seen a big increase in professional musicians using iPads to store and read their sheet music on stage. It is a very convenient option and we can see why so many musicians are adopting it. There are a number of peripheral devises available to enable page turns, but AirTurn has just released a super-cool, Bluetooth PED that allows you to control your iPad with your feet. It's small, slim and stealth, and is perfect for the travelling musician...
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COOL STUFF #7 | The Opera Platform: Free Live Opera Streaming Service

By Ludwig Van on May 12, 2015

New opera streaming website The Opera Platform to offer free live performances worldwide.
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COOL STUFF #10 | The Collidoscope

By Ludwig Van on November 20, 2015

The future is here. Meet The Collidoscope, a prototype double granular synth designed and built by researchers Fiore Martin & Ben Bengler.
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COOL STUFF #6 | StaffPad: Write Music Digitally By Hand

By Ludwig Van on April 1, 2015

StaffPad just might be the most groundbreaking music notation software to come out since Finale and Sibelius...
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COOL STUFF #11 | The Bazantar: One Of The Trippiest Instruments Ever Made

By Ludwig Van on January 27, 2016

Meet the Bazantar: one of the trippiest instruments ever made.
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COOL STUFF #13 | The 1953 Keaton Music Typewriter

By Ludwig Van on February 27, 2016

Ever wonder how they used to print music?
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