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Alma-Tadema Steinway sold at auction in 1998 for $1.2 Million. It was sold to the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts. The auction took place at Christie's in London. The auction house said it was the highest price ever paid for a piano.

The Wanamaker Grand Court Organ, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the largest operational pipe organ in the world, located within a spacious 7-story court at Macy's Center City (formerly Wanamaker's department store). The largest organ by some measures is the Boardwalk (which is barely functional). The Wanamaker organ is played twice a day, Monday through Saturday, and more frequently during the Christmas season. The organ is also featured at several special concerts held throughout the year, including events featuring the Friends of the Wanamaker Organ Festival Chorus and Brass Ensemble.

The first Earth Harp was created and installed in 1999 by artist/musician, William Close. This installation featured the Earth Harp resonator mounted on one side of a valley with the strings stretched out to the other side. The Earth Harp is played using violin resin on cotton gloves and musical bows. The performer’s hands are run along the strings to created beautiful cello like tones. The act of rubbing the strings creates a longitudinal compression wave.

The honor goes to Monster Flying V built by a team of eleven high school students and their physics teacher, Scott Rippetoe, from the Academy of Science and Technology, Woodlands, TX. This playable giant guitar weighs 2244 lbs, measures 43 feet, 7 1/2 inches long and 16 feet, 5 1/2 inches wide. This guitar which uses 8-inch thick and 25-foot long strings is recognized by Guinness as the world's largest guitar.

This giant instrument measures 10 meters in diameter of membrane and weighs about 3 tones. The Drum can be played comfortably by 100…...

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