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Da Vinci's lost instrument : Viola organista

Written by Xavier Gouchet - 27 november 2015 - no comments

Sławomir Zubrzycki, a polish pianist, built this instrument drawn and invented by Leonardo Da Vinci.
Although it looks like a piano, it sounds like a violin, as the strings are not struck, bowed. This video is an interview of Sławomir Zubrzycki, to understand how it works and sounds.

It's working seems to be similar to the harp wheel, as seen and heard in this other video.