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This post reminds me of Performance Workshop a little but it is interesting none the less.

You may or may not have seen this TV ad but it involves professional musicians playing parts of a car and making, surprise surprise, music.

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Check this out: http://music.guardian.co.uk/video/2007/nov/28/vegetable.orchestra.
Definitely an improvisation worth considering. This may give you new ideas about instruments.
I have seen them live in Belfast.
They were great.

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Hey everybody. Check this article in the Guardian out. Does this push your ideas of what constitutes a musical instrument, a performance or even music?

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Today my musical career was in the pink rabbit hands of duracell; keeping my hand fan going on and on and on. On a serious note I really enjoyed the group exercises that we did today, its amazing what a few people can do with random objects and simple inter-linking, complementing rhythms. One has to ask where the proverbial line can be drawn between an instrument and a piece of rubbish. Does such a line exist? Or is anything and everything a potential instrument?…..just add people

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