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Sebastian: Special Instruments - Revisited06 Jun 2003 15:51

Tambourine --> Keep Yourself Alive, Liar, Seven Seas Of Rhye, '39, Teo Torriatte, Don't Stop Me Now, Dragon Attack, One Year Of Love, My Baby Does Me

Cowbell--> Liar, Great King Rat, Who Needs You, Stealin'

Castantets--> Fairy Feller's Master Stroke

Bells--> The March Of The Black Queen

Marimba--> The Loser In The End

Maracas--> Who Needs You, More Of That Jazz, Put Out The Fire

Triangle--> Killer Queen, Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy, Don't Stop Me Now

Gong--> Ogre Battle (intro), Bohemian Rhapsody (outro), Races Outro

Timpani--> Bohemian Rhapsody, God Save The Queen, Was It All Worth It, Who Wants To Live Forever, In The Death Cell, Escape From The Swamp, Crash Dive On Mingo City

Woodblocks--> Good Old Fashioned Lover Boy

Hawk-bell--> Mustapha

Vibraslap--> Hijack My Heart, Scandal, Party



Nylon-Stringed Electric Guitar--> I Want It All, Innuendo, Is this The World We Created (Live), I Want to Break Free (?)

Nylon-String Acoustic Guitar --> Who Needs You

12 String Electric Guitar--> Long Away, Under Pressure, I'm in Love With My Car (?)

Banjo--> Bring Back That Leroy Brown

Ukelele--> Good Company

Double-Bass--> Bring Back That Leroy Brown, '39

Fretless Bass--> '39 (live), My Melancholy Blues (live)

Orchestral Harp--> Love Of My Life



Organ--> Liar, Now I'm Here, Under Pressure, Wedding March

Harpsichord--> Fairy Feller's Master Stroke.

Electric Piano (not grand)--> Sail Away Sweet Sister, You're my Best Friend

Electric Grand Piano--> Radio Ga Ga (live), A Kind Of Magic (live)

Upright Piano--> Bring Back That Leroy Brown, Killer Queen, Seaside Rendezvous

Plastic Piano--> Teo Torriate

Harmonium--> Teo Torriate

Post was edited on 06 Aug 2009 16:55
1.PD 06 Jun 2003 16:11
recently I added some new things:
cowbell in Stealin
Gong in the "Races" album intro

to be added: wind instruments

I saw some surprising things in the list (eg. glockespiel in DSMN). More on that later (maybe just next week).
2.LHG 21 Sep 2003 11:54
Can anybody tell me the names of all the percussion instruments used in Get Down Make Love? Also, which is the drum used in Misfire? (It's the first drum sound you hear, plays along with the snare I believe.)
3.Bohardy 21 Sep 2003 22:18
12-string electric guitar: Under Pressure, I'm In Love With My Car (at the very end?)
Nylon-string acoustic: I Want It All
4.PD 05 Aug 2009 06:07

The "Loser" intro percusssion was identified as marimba. I'm getting suspicious, because the same two pitches are used also in Hangman and Great King Rat. So my guess would be cowbell. Considering "Hangman" the 1975 tour stage photos have to be checked wether the drumkit features marimba or cowbell or something like that.

Post was edited on 06 Aug 2009 05:49
5.Sickboy 09 Aug 2019 17:42
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6.TurbanGuy4k 19 Apr 2020 01:29
 There is organ in "the loser in the end
7.TurbanGuy4k 28 Jul 2020 14:43
 Also cowbell in "misfire"
8.TurbanGuy4k 28 Jul 2020 14:44
 There are bongos on "mad the swine"

Post was edited on 28 Jul 2020 14:51
9.TurbanGuy4k 28 Jul 2020 14:44
 There is harpsichord on "killer queen"
10.TurbanGuy4k 20 Aug 2020 13:43
 I just realized there's a tambourine in princes of the universe, during the chorus.
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