Photo Essay: Sound and Vision

Ever been inside a guitar? A team of German art directors and photographers commissioned to make an advertising campaign for the Berlin Philharmonic captured these striking pictures of musical instruments by taking them apart and mounting a camera inside each one.

By Beth Dreher from Reader's Digest Magazine | June 2012
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    Pipe organ

    The Berlin Philharmonic's organ consists of more than 6,000 pipes.


    Braces inside the smoke-filled shell resemble wooden beams.

    Soprano saxophone

    This woodwind's straight body allows a clear view from one end to the other.


    Light pours through the sound holes of this stand-up bass.

    You've seen inside, now take a look—and listen—at the rest:


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