Organetto di Barberia

The first time I saw this antique musical instrument being played was at the night carnival (luna park).  It is called Organetto di Barberia.  Rolls of dotted papers are being fed into the instrument to make music.  I read that it is a hydraulic instrument, meaning it is being operated by water. I find it entertaining.

Recently, I get to see another street performer along Via Ugo Bassi playing a similar looking musical instrument.

Street performer with an antique musical instrument

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