lagerphone


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lagerphone

(ˈlɑːɡəˌfəʊn)
n
(Instruments) music an Australian percussion instrument made from bottle-tops on a stick which the player rattles or hits
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Noun1.lagerphone - an Australian percussion instrument used for playing bush music; a long stick with bottle caps nailed loosely to it; played by hitting it with a stick or banging it on the ground
percussion instrument, percussive instrument - a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
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Proof that the worlds of beer and music go hand in hand comes in the form of the lagerphone, a homemade instrument beloved of folk musicians.
Since then, instrumentation has included ukuleles, guitars (acoustic and electric), violin, banjo, harmonica, woodwind, electric keyboards, saxophone, tea-chest bass, drums, and an island version of the percussive 'lagerphone', known as a 'swizzle stick'.