Happy Universal Music Day! Today, we celebrate all forms of music, whether it be classical, country, jazz, rock or rap, Universal Music Day celebrates music of all genres. Here at Daily Holiday Blog, we are going to take a look at music boxes and musical gifts from Etsy!
The tinkling melody of a music box is a beautiful sound and while it is not as prevalent today as it used to be, there are still amazing musical gifts to be found.
A small metal cylinder is an important part of many music boxes. The cylinder has “pins” sticking up from it. A spring makes the cylinder turn around. As it turns, the pins strike the teeth of a metal “comb.” Each tooth gives off a certain note when struck.
The sound? Just beautiful! And we certainly can’t have a Universal Music Day post without a bit of music, can we? Joshua Saunders puts together beautiful music box renditions of popular songs. Here is “Somebody I Used to Know” by Gotye, created by Mr. Saunders. If you would like a free download of many of his popular music box tunes you can go to his website.
So while you are listening to this beautiful melody, lets look at some great musical gifts form the artists at Etsy!
Blue Stained Glass Music Box (Plays Brahm’s Lullaby) by Tara Sawchuk
Victorian Christmas Music Box (plays 3 different Christmas tunes) by Minis with Music
Unicorn Music Plush Toy (plays Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star) by Glenmarc Gifts
Wooden Robot Music Box (plays A Few of My Favorite Things) by Street Dog Art Studio
Custom Music Box (plays your choice of music) by Simply Cool Gifts
Lullaby Owl by Cherry Berry Crochet
Handmade Wooden Door Harp– House of Podge
Oceanography Nursery Mobile by Gifts Define
Engraved Wooden Music Box by Invenio Crafts
Beautiful music and beautiful gifts, right? Be sure to go show these shops some love! Happy Universal Music Day!
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