1. Birl Prototype - fingerings


    from Jeff Snyder / Added

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    Here's a close-up of Natacha Diels fingers as she plays the birl prototype, set to the bass register. Fingerings are done with snap-acting momentary buttons with custom wooden caps.

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    • Birl Prototype - quick scales


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      here is a quick clip of Natacha Diels trying out the prototype and doing some faster runs.

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      • Birl Prototype - Close-up of mechanism


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        Here's a closeup of the pulleys on the birl prototype. This is a 1:1 gear ratio setup, for a strong bass register.

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        • Instrument Building Class - July 2009


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          This video features clips from Paul Kikuchi's 2009 instrument building class at the Oakwood School's Academy of Creative Education in North Hollywood. Students, grades 4 - 6, built amplified cigar box guitars. Taught by Paul Kikuchi and assisted by Lisa P and Spencer Ludwig.

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          • Ringstrument Making Of


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            Experimental interactive installation based on the ideas of an old style music box and a modern synth sequencer. The installation uses a Flash interface which is integrated with a camera and a roundabout type contraption.

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            • Stop/Run pre-show set up


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              The Stop/Run instrument ensemble being set up before the opening on Saturday 11 December 2010

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