Posts Tagged ‘Making new sounds’

Instrument Construction

I am curious as to whether anyone here has ever constructed an instrument of their own in an attempt (succesful or otherwise) to create an accoustic sound that they cannot achieve with a current instrument? We have all talked in other classes about making sounds using electronics but has anyone ever tried to create a completely new sound accoustically? Has anyone ever modified a current instrument in a new way to significantly alter is timbre and overall sound qualities? Or does anyone know of any musicians who have done so?

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