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.

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Pipe organ

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

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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