glass harmonica

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glass harmonica:

see harmonicaharmonica.
1 The simplest of the musical instruments employing free reeds, known also as the mouth organ or French harp. It was probably invented in 1829 by Friedrich Buschmann of Berlin, who called his instrument the Mundäoline.
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Such sounds also emanate from musical instruments known as glass harmonicas, which generally consist of arrays of wine glasses tuned to produce different notes.