Hybrid cello

The Sympathetic Drone Cello is an unusual hybrid cello. The instrument was invented by composer Nathan Barr and designed by Fred Carlson and Suzy Norris. The instrument has 10 resonant strings that are sounded by an automated drone, creating a beautiful sound close to that of the Wheeled Lyre.

This new instrument first saw the light of day on October 19, 2015, on Nathan Barr's blog.