machine for producing meaning

52 saxophones each repeatedly playing a single note.

The legs of these stacked tables have been cut, hammered and welded to create organ pipes. Air is blown down the pipes from a fan inside the table tops. Each of the twelve cut legs plays a different note of the chromatic scale.

Individually recorded church organ pipes.

One hundred tenor saxophones.

Groan tubes.

The insides of a piano played by motors.

DC motors, cymbals, steel sheet and the insides of one and a half pianos.

Pianos, cymbals, motors and fireworks.

One hundred organ pipes.

An electrically driven machine for piano insides and cymbal combined with a steel pan played by ping pong balls driven by a desk fan which can be seen here.

Tenor and baritone saxophones.

Pieces of metal, F1 cars, jet engine and space shuttle.

Guitar, drum and hihat,

Randomly generated frequencies of random duration.

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organ pipes

Thirty organ pipes mounted on a box containing a fan.

Hammer activated vibrating steel sheet

An electric motor drives a bicycle wheel which raises and drops a hammer. As the hammer strikes a sprung plate the four foot diameter steel sheet vibrates.

Hoover and saxophone

Tenor saxophone and vacuum cleaner.

homemade instruments

(You can see these being played here)

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