Subject: Re: [Harp-l] Home made instruments (Ocarinas)
Well, no one can say they can't make an 8-hole instrument. EVERYone can get
an egg. Well, you might have to have a power drill and a steady hand as
This is a new link from him:
I got a huge kick out of his comment part-way through ('I got hungry so I
made an omelet') since that's my thought too...at least the raw materials
won't go to waste, especially if it's lunchtime.
This is too cool, and I could just see a whole bunch of kids making an
'orchestra' of egg ocarinas.....(with an extremely patient teacher and a LOT
of broken eggs/omelettes into the bargain.
I really dig this guy......he's doing something innovative and absolute
fun. It might what some think of as corny (and no, I'm not sure he's tried a
corn-cob .....yet), but it shows you can make music from almost ANYthing.
This is a link to his main site:
...and here he actually plays a very cool Xmas carol on BROCCOLI, lol
I didn't realize his carrot 'panpipe' was only rudimentary in the previous
link...there's another showing it more developed with real sound.
He then posts a link to a vegetable-instrument playing duo I think he found
out about...he didn't know beforehand that he was 'imitating' them, so
then adapted his own 'carrot ocarina' to copy their way of holding it
together: Their site's in English and gives more technical info.
Date: Mon, 17 May 2010 06:28:36 -0400
From: George Miklas <harmonicat@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Harp-L] Subject: Re: Home made instruments (Ocarinas)
That is really neat!
On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 9:55 PM, <EGS1217@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> The answer for those who believe wood and metal harmonicas are too
> just buy a few groceries, make some music, then mangia!
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