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Banned Instrument Makes You Go Crazy

Benjamin Franklin invented the glass armonica in 1761 after being profoundly moved by the sounds of the glass harp. Little did he know that his instrument WAS THE DEVIL: photo cred: Tyler from oddstrument.com German musicologist Friedrich Rochlitz stated “the armonica excessively stimulates the nerves, plunges the player into a nagging depression and hence into […]

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