29 entries in Instruments
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Henri Decremps Automate Jouant de la Flûte au Commandement, Quoique Bien Isolé, au Milieu d'un Jardin; Nouvelles Tables Sur lesquelles on Fait Mouvoir des Machines à Volonté, Sans Bascules, Sans Fil d'archal & Sans Aimant. musical automaton by Van Estin, playing the flute and instruments, mechanism of moving a table
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 82
Oswald Rae Musical Thought Transference tunes written on paper, sealed in envelopes, piano
1926 Between Ourselves 60
Unknown Thimble and Trumpet thimble blown through toy trumpet
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 31
Hervel L'archet de Paganini violin bow vanishes wrapped in paper
Jan. 1942 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 1) 7
Wilbur T. Kattner The Perfect Pitch Test chords are transmitted, people hold fingers on piano keys and think of the sound
1945 My Best 206
Dr. H. Walter Grote Try This On Your Piano on a piano
Inspired by 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 32
Bert Allerton The Flutist cutting a straw into a flute
1958 The Close-Up Magician 42
Tony Corinda (15) The Stage Spirit Cabinet different effects (instruments etc.) special rope
1959 Mediumistic Stunts 286
R. W. Grosholz Musical Thoughts different billets with songs, three are selected and pianist divines them by playing them on a piano
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 10
Al Davids Mental Music piano, one of six songs is divined
1969 Entertaining Mental Miracles 5
Stan Blumenthal Ghostly Guitar guitar plays by itself
1976 Magick (Issue 164) 819
Ron Wilson Music Menta piano player divines selected tunes
Also published here 1977 Magick (Issue 179) 891
Stephen Minch The Music of Erich Zann séance performance, metronome starts moving and violin and music box start playing under glass bowl
Also published here 1979 Lovecraftian Ceremonies 36
Leo Kostka The Jupiter Effect tuning fork held by spectator starts to sound
1981 Magick (Issue 287) 1431
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Music prediction of a note, played on a piano
1982 A Boon for All Seasons 31
Unknown The Spirit Violin No. 96, violin starts to play in dark room
1983 101 Psychic Tests 27
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Psi-Kazoo different colored Kazoo (instruments), chosen one is predicted in envelope, humorous routine
Nov. 1984 Magick (Issue 342) 1709
Unknown The Magic Flute No. 36, flute from paper, only performer can make sound
1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 63
Ron Wilson Psychic Bandleader piano player divines selected tunes, two methods
Also published here 1987 The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 95
Amazing Randi Spirit Music No. 67, accordion plays despite performer being tied up
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 142
David Berglas The Vanishing Piano in a room full of people, piano vanishes while musician is playing
Related to 2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 75
Oliver Meech Psychic Strumming Name of selected song appears on a guitar pick held by the spectator
2009 The Plot Thickens 52
Stephen Minch The Music of Erich Zann séance performance, metronome starts moving and violin and music box start playing under glass bowl
Also published here 2009 The Book of Forgotten Secrets 89
Maurice Fogel, Nick Lewin Fogel's Invisible Piano comedy routine with an invisible piano and the gag prediction of a tune
2010 Miracles of my Friends II 69
Patrick Page Tambo Tambo benson bowl with a tambourine, coins as final load
2011 Magic Page by Page 189
Donny Orbit A Picktastic Adventure guitar pick travels into deck next to selection, marked coin placed in card case, guitar pick transposes with the coin, then card transposes with guitar pick
June 2019 Genii (Vol. 82 No. 6) 70
Jonathan Friedman Some Picks Suck guitar pick is visually changed into a straw
Aug. 2021 Genii (Vol. 84 No. 8) 62
Christoph Borer Klarinamici card sword using a clarinet
2022 A String of Pearls 74
Steve Cohen Cut and Restored Violin String at an Anne-Sophie Mutter dinner
2022 Max Malini 192