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Video: listen to a violin strung with human hair

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Artist Tadas Maksimovas was struck with the idea of using his own hair to replace traditional violin strings – while still attached to his head – as part of Street Musicians’ Day in Lithuania last year.
The hair was divided into sections by stylist Ieva Sereikytė and applied with a foam of resin, and then performed by violinist Eimantas Belickas.

 

Watch the instrument in action below:

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