For at least 50,000 years humankind has been inventing a variety of musical instruments. The instruments were different from other tools because they were created to make musical sounds. Some say that the first musical instruments followed the singing rituals of the past or were made to attractprey. Nowadays people are still creating new ways of transforming sources of sound into musical instruments. Here you will find links to videos of a variety of musical instruments some of which will teach you how to build your own eccentric instruments.