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Zenetörténeti Múzeum Hangszergyűjtemény [2014.01.]

Musical saw

Zenélő fűrész ( CC BY-NC-SA)
Provenance/Rights: / Brauer-Benke József (CC BY-NC-SA)

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A musical saw, also called a singing saw, is a hand saw used as a musical instrument. Capable of continuous glissando (portamento), the sound creates an ethereal tone, very similar to the theremin.

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