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Old 12-07-2012, 06:30 PM   #1
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Lego Harpsichord

Now this is how Bach was meant to sound!

Srsly though, this is pretty damn impressive.

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Old 12-07-2012, 06:31 PM   #2
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How do Legos have the strength to maintain thousands of pounds of pressure from the strings?
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Old 12-07-2012, 06:32 PM   #3
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I bet that harpsichord has been the reason for many pieces.
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Old 12-07-2012, 06:33 PM   #4
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How do Legos have the strength to maintain thousands of pounds of pressure from the strings?


"LEGO as a medium holds rather well, not to mention is heavier than hell on a compoundedly large scale. This weight is what holds the parts together and ultimately handles the tension"

who knew right
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Old 12-07-2012, 06:34 PM   #5
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Huh. I certainly didn't know. That's actually very interesting.

Maybe next time I should read the article, though
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Old 12-07-2012, 06:34 PM   #6
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Cool idea but oh god it sounds abysmal.
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Old 12-07-2012, 06:35 PM   #7
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Bach is legos in musical form!!!!!!!!


lol this sounds like a typewriter with harpsichord. br00tal.
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Bach is legos in musical form!!!!!!!!


lol this sounds like a typewriter with harpsichord. br00tal.

Oh, I was so blose to inb4ing you.

You barely beat me.
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Old 12-07-2012, 06:36 PM   #9
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Cool idea but oh god it sounds abysmal.


you sir just have no ear for tone.
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Old 12-07-2012, 06:38 PM   #10
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It's what Mozart would've built as a child, had LEGO been around back then.
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Old 12-07-2012, 06:49 PM   #11
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How do Legos have the strength to maintain thousands of pounds of pressure from the strings?


He hasn't strung it the same way a piano is strung. It's not under anything near the same pressure.
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Old 12-07-2012, 07:00 PM   #12
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you sir just have no ear for tone.

It sounds awful mate, you just need to lego...



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Old 12-07-2012, 07:06 PM   #13
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despite managing to sound worse than a traditional harpsichord that is really cool
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Old 12-07-2012, 07:08 PM   #15
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I think it actually sounds pretty neat
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Sounds like babies first sitar lesson.
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