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Building a bigger harp   Recently updated !

By fixing 1,000-foot strings to mountain peaks, arches, the tops of skyscrapers, canyon walls or the interior of the Kennedy Center, installation artist William Close turns any architectural or natural environment into a totally unique instrument.

Also see the PBS article.


Singing does make you happy!

The science is in. Well, we’ve always know it of course, but scientists have now figured out why singing makes you feel good. Read all about it in this article: Your Brain and Singing: Why Singing in a Choir Makes You Happier


Would Bach have liked this?

I think Johannn Sebastian would have loved the fact that his music is still being enjoyed more than 250 years after his death. The ethereal sound of the glass organ lends itself very well to this timeless masterpiece.


Can you type 120 beats per minute?

The Typewriter by American composer Leroy Anderson features an actual typewriter as a percussion instrument. And why not?

Since nobody uses typewriters to type anymore, we might as well recycle them as musical instruments.

Watch for other concerts featuring rotary telephones, CRT televisions and VHS recorders…