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Re: examples of natural sound displays
Interesting project. The question of what's "natural" is not necessarily
something we'll agree on, so sorry if these are the wrong direction:
Bubbling water inside pitched pipes?
Waterphone? (Played by bowing or plucking, but sound character is
influenced by motion of water)
Or maybe the daxophone, which uses bowed wood to make some very
Hard to pin down if/how these might be relevant, without knowing what
sort of information you're wanting to display. But maybe it gives you
Milena Droumeva wrote:
I am part of a team working on a sustainable solar house project, and we
might be looking at using some natural sound-making materials as
"auditory displays". I was wondering if anyone can forward examples and
ideas as to what those could be, what has been done and how could it be
designed. One of the idea I am thinking is these "displays" being driven
by the elements - such as water, wind, etc.
Thanks so much!
Simon Fraser University
Centre for Digital Music
Dept of Electronic Engineering
Queen Mary, University of London
Mile End Road, London E1 4NS