Well, they are used as musical instruments and in a Chinese Orchestra no less!
Sounds unbelievable? I have to admit that I too raised an eyebrow when I came across the videos but after listening to them, I find the sounds... music to my ears!
Check out the performances below.
Musique de Cuisine by NYP Chinese Orchestra
Typewriter by NYP Chinese Orchestra
算盤迴旋曲 by Little Giant Chinese Chamber Orchestra
Do you know of any other music that uses unconventional musical instruments? Share with me in the comments below!