Penis-Shaped Musical Instruments Carved Out Of Vegetables By Vienna Orchestra (PICTURES)

13/05/2013 16:24 BST | Updated 13/05/2013 16:37 BST
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TO GO WITH AFP STORY : An Austrian musician of the Vienna Vegetable Orchestra who plays music exclusively on vegetable instruments (carrots and cucumbers instead of guitars and drums) prepares her instrument before a concert, on October 09, 2010 in Pessac, near Bordeaux. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK BERNARD (Photo credit should read PATRICK BERNARD/AFP/Getty Images)

A cacophony of phallic-looking vegetables was pressed to the lips of Viennese musicians on Monday for the 100th anniversary of the San Miguel market in Madrid.

Known as Das erste Wiener Gemüseorchester, the Austrian musical group are pioneers of the suggestively shaped instruments, which they lovingly tap, rub and blow to create their own unique sound.

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Carrot recorders, aubergine clappers and courgette trumpets are amplified with the use of special microphones. After the performance all ninety pounds of vegetables are cooked into a soup. Take a look at the unusual sights below.