Michael LaMeyer wrote: > Yeah, I think it was. Or at least Franklin invented an > instrument like the one we're describing, whatever it's really > called. > ... "Of all my inventions, the glass armonica has given me the greatest personal satisfaction." ? Benjamin Franklin ...from the site metioned earlier (in case y'all missed it) http://www.glassarmonica.com/ ps special note to tim nelson: mesmer played one :-) lance g.