They also play instruments including the morin huur, the maodun chaoer, three-holed flute as well as the mongolian version of the lute and the mouth harp
As part of the Origins section, readers get a primer on one of the oldest instruments in the world, the mouth harp
, or Jew's harp.
With DJ Mindmeld (Jaws Homoki) on both the virtual wheels of steel and actual mouth harp
, Andy, Jake and I took the stage for a proper awards gala, the kind of which was unknown in KOTR history.
The instrument goes by several names: Jew's harp, jaw harp, mouth harp
or juice harp, and it's been in use since as early as the fourth century B.C., where a musician apparently playing it can be seen in a Chinese drawing.
Performing both traditional and contemporary music on a copious array of instruments, Frank Welcomme (upright bass, guitar, mouth harp
and accordion), John Finnan (guitar and autoharp) and Andy (guitar, mandolin, five string banjo and accordion), share the lead vocals, each supported by the others' brilliant harmonies.
The instruments were drums, songs, percussion, kudyapi (native lutes), kubing (mouth harp
) plus a western acoustics guitar.
It also gave us a chance to really search around for the perfect guests artists, like Erin (Atkinson) and Jeff (Dotter),” who recorded featured vocals and mouth harp
on the album respectively.
Have you ever considered that one person might play the mouth harp
and pass along her strength and vision and knowledge?" Indeed, this instrument has amazing "pay it forward" abilities.
Throw in some kiddie pools, maybe a mouth harp
or two, and stage it promenade-style with the actors surrounding the audience and you get an idea of u hat it's like to spend time with Gilbert and Sullivan through the Hypocrites' eves.
A little bit of accordion and mouth harp
too" Ben adds: "The plans for the show sound amazing.
I wanted to attract the audience with something innovative, so I took it to the centre stage." The five ladies of Sthree Thaal Tharang play mouth harp
and percussion and string instruments, alternating between classic carnatic pieces in which the ghatam accompanies and Sukkanya's original compositions in which it leads.
On the first track of the new Ollabelie album, a clavinet, sounding like an electrified mouth harp
, hacks out a riff that echoes "Rag Mama Rag" by The Band.