He Brings Out This Strange-Looking Instrument. You Will Get Goosebumps When You Hear Him Play It…

The waterphone is played using either a bow or small mallets with SuperBall-type rubber at the striking ends. The waterphone can then also be simultaneously moved around in order to affect the water inside, which in turn affects the resonance and timbre of the note. The idea of using water to alter the pitch of a percussive instrument is not a new one, and has been used by many native cultures for centuries, and it was a Tibetan water drum that inspired the creation of the modern waterphone.


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