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April 20, 2015 AT 11:00 am

Les Objets Volants Play Bach on Boomwhackers #MusicMonday

From Create Digital Music:

As others try to again recreate Bach on Moog synths, here’s the non-trivial act of banging about plastic tubes as fast as you can to recreate Bach’s Prelude #1. The group in question is a French ensemble dedicated to music with objects. Their other performances look fascinating, as well. Nor are they alone. There’s New Jersey’s Beats for a Cause, a percussion ensemble that does this stuff for charity.

Now, is the Boomwhacker the most convenient, the most sonorous, the most, uh, subtle of all instruments? Not… entirely. But it’s a reminder of just how many ways there are to make sounds, then form those sounds into music. Our ears and bodies are amazing things.

Read more and visit Les Objets Volants’ site.


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1 Comment

  1. Things always sound better through a tube amplifier.

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