The uniquness of Sound-Harry Johns

This gallery is to show the unique ways in which instruments have been designed through the times. 

This picture is of the Six-valve Trombone from 1814-1894. The instrument seems to be large in size with a smooth texture which you would expect from a instrument since it has to be held to be played.
This is an image of an ergonomic viola. Its vibrant red color and balanced design only compliments the sound I would imagine comes from such a beautiful instrument.
This is a Grand Parade Trumpet from 1877. Its narrow shape and symmetrical design are unique and its name perfectly describes how I see this being used, right out front in the parade.
This is a picture of a Alpine Zither. It has a very balanced design as most harps do. And I can only imagine the luxurious sounds that it can make.
This is a Lyre-mandolin from 1898-1902. It has a beautiful design. It is very balanced and symmetrical.
This is a Miniature Natural Horn. The finish is smooth, which you would expect from a brass instrument. It is also what I could see being used in the Army to tell troops it's time to fight.
This is a Copper Serpent. I think the name definitely defines this instrument well. Its unique design is balanced, and resembles a snake for sure.
This is a West African Thumb Piano. It design and build just makes it look awesome, and I'm sure it plays beautiful music.
This is a Crocodile-shaped Zither. Its craftsmanship looks hand-made, which makes it unique, because no two can be the same.
This is a Basset Horn. It resembles a lamp in a way. It is balanced even though oddly shaped. Looks to me as if its sound would be a harsh tone.
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