A sanza or thumb piano as it is often called in the west. An African instrument known by several names, in the late 19th century they were often made from empty european biscuit tins. The tin were large and durable, and uses were found for them all over the world, colonists and indigenous peoples alike. Recycling isn't new.
Steinway D-600 Concert Grand Piano. The inside of this magnificent instrument seen from directly above in a shot taken by David Yost in 1984. "The best photo of a piano ever made.” -- Henry Z. Steinway
The shawm was the most important double reed instrument of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. The shrill piercing tone of the medieval shawm made it suitable for use outdoors. It is still found in Asian and European folk cultures today.