Video: Here's How to Make a Violin from Human Hair

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 05:00 PM

To show that anyone can make music, with an instrument or an unusual coiffure, the London-based artist Tadas Maksimovas has used his hip-length hair as the medium in a violin performance project.

Called "Hair Music: The Experiment," Maksimovas conceived the project for Street Music Day, an annual outdoor festival in Lithuania in which anyone can participate regardless of their musical skill level. Watch the video below and let us know your thoughts in the comments (Hat tip: Huffpost).

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Comments [5]

Interesting: <... an annual outdoor festival in Lithuania in which anyone can participate regardless of their musical skill level.>

There's a similar program here in NYC. http://makemusicny.org/
Who will participate?

May. 19 2014 02:37 AM
The Barber from Seville

They certainly pulled out all the stops on this hair-razing performance!

May. 14 2014 09:39 PM
Concetta nardone from Nassau

My dumb blonde cat used to go hide when he heard a violin playing. His name was Siegfried just like the dumb blonde from the opera. Maybe he was not so dumb.

May. 14 2014 03:52 PM

A whole violin? I'm sure you mean 'bow', and why not? They used to make them from horse's tails, right? And, while we are on the subject, hats off to chemistry for creating a substitute for 'gut' strings. Lot's of happy cats over that one, I'm sure.

May. 14 2014 09:31 AM
Jared from Greenwich CT

Ain't nothing like a strand-ivarius

May. 13 2014 08:50 PM

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