why do cats nail bottle caps to their thumb pianos?
why do we need a snare on one drum in the 'contraption (trap kit)?
musical instrument architecture...
'This creates a percussive element to go along with the beautiful sounds of the keys, increasing the energy and spirit of the music. -mbira junction
With his Deerhorn theremin, Blasser addresses the question, “what is the museum of the invisible like?” To Blasser, the theremin creates a strong analogy for the spiritual in music. The pitch and volume of a theremin is modified without touching the instrument. One plays it by moving his hands around the antennae to manipulate the invisible electromagnetic forces surrounding the instrument. Because of the invisibly working mechanics behind the theremin, the theremin “is a tribute to our souls, which have no body.”-BY NAT ROE and