StamenPhone

Stamenphone

This sculpture is a 16-stringed, 6ft, pendulum-shaped instrument, with a stainless steel resonating chamber, that is suspended from the ceiling and played using a cello bow to bring out upper partials. The Stamenphone hums and wails empyrean melodies, evocative of whales and cellos and mermaid songs.

It does sound pretty remarkable.

Via Kircher Society.


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