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  Orchestra's instruments made of veggies
Updated 01 September 2002, 14.25

An orchestra in Vienna have given a new meaning to the phrase 'playing with your food.'

All their instruments are made from fresh vegetables!

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The Vienna Vegetable Orchestra can play everything from the classical to jazz on their carved-out carrots, aubergines and pumpkins.

Leek violin

This violin wouldn't go down well with the veggie orchestra
They came up with the barking idea after studying the sounds of vegetables being chopped.

The lead musician plays a horn which is made from a hollowed-out cucumber, a green pepper and a carrot reed, says The Sunday Telegraph.

There's also a leek violin.

And nothing's wasted after the performance; a cook makes a big pot of soup or stew for the musicians and audience to eat.

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