Today I learned of "Circular Breathing", a technique used by players of wind instruments where you blow air out while also breathing in, giving a continuous note. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cir…
In 2005, a Croatian architect installed a set of large marble stairs that descends into the sea that effectively transform the entire area into a colossal musical instrument played by the motions of the winds and the sea. It is called 'The Zadar Sea Organ' cracked.com/article_19915…
An Aeolian harp is an instrument that is played by the wind. youtube.com/watch?v=LOPBo…
A Bazooka was originally a brass wind instrument that became the nickname for the M1 variant rocket launchers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baz…
There is a wind instrument called a Fagott en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bas…
Playing wind instruments may be linked to male infertility. The hard blowing associated with the instruments can increase the risk of developing testicular varicoceles, a common cause of male infertility. The left testis is more likely to be affected. zjrms.ir/browse.php?a_id=…
In 1962, a storm of the US Pacific Coast blew down 11 billion board-feet of timber; the peak wind gust measured was 138 mph, at which point the instrument broke en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Col…
The word "poop" used to refer to the abrupt sound that wind instruments made. thefreedictionary.com/Win…
The handheld rocket launcher was named the "bazooka" after a crude wind instrument made of pipes, invented by comedian Bob Burns. arkansasroadstories.com/b…
The windspeed of category 5 hurricane Camille in 1969 during U.S. landfall will never be known because it destroyed all wind-recording instruments en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hur…
Spit and condensed water accumulate in brass instruments and need to be drained regularly. Tumpets have "water keys" for this purpose. youtu.be/TGp_Hdi5ZH0
The view of most scholars is that the term "brass instrument" should be defined by the way the sound is made, by lip vibration, and not by whether the instrument is actually made of brass. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bra…
The United States adopted the American Standard pitch of A-440, and 3 years later this became the world standard. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A44…

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