Posts Tagged ‘music’

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What am I playing?

February 1, 2017

 

Thank you, Susan and Chad

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Why am I thinking about The Birds?

March 13, 2016

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What instrument am I playing?

March 9, 2016

I think I want a theremin.  More here.

 

 

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Why am I dancing?

March 9, 2016

 

Look here for videos showing how Swedish musician Martin Molin built his incredible machine – a hand-made music box that powers a kick drum, bass, vibraphone and other instruments using a hand crank and 2,000 marbles.

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It’s got a nice beat.  You can dance to it.

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What am I tootling today?

January 28, 2014

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Today is National Kazoo Day – celebrating 146 years of kazoo playing in the USA.

The kazoo is a musical instrument that adds a “buzzing” timbral quality to a player’s voice when the player vocalizes into it. The kazoo is a type of mirliton, which is a membranophone, one of a class of instruments which modifies its player’s voice by way of a vibrating membrane. (Wikipedia)

This weirdly disturbing video describes the history of kazoos.

A little bit of kazoo science:

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I really, really want this one:

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You can even buy an electrified kazoo that will plug into your amplifier:

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Fun for the whole family:

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Did I ever tell you that I was once the director of a kazoo band?

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What is Tattoo Tuesday about?

May 21, 2013

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Ever get a song stuck in your head?  It’s like this.

(Thanks, C.)

The theme today is music.  I thought these tattoos were quirky and cute.

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This one tickles.

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What am I watching?

May 13, 2013