My neighbours have standard issue windchimes. You know, pentatonic stuff. So bland. Some days, this is all you hear:
Very tedious. I made my own:
On a windy day, such things are important.
The bells are made from a curtain rod, and the clapper came out of an old lantern. The whole thing is fairly hefty, so it only sounds on really windy days, and it only plays the occasional, well-chosen note. It’s my Miles Davis of windchimes.
Here’s some audio of this pioneering iconoclast in action.