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Re: ebow for piano OT

Okay, I have to ask you all since we're talking avant-garde/modified piano 
here, amongst some folks with serious music ed here, there was a piece 
our elementary school music teacher (4th-5th grade) played on LP for us - 
around Halloween - called "The Banshee".  It was cool and scary to my 9-10 
year old ears.

Anyone remember this?  I haven't found it since.  Anyone?

From: "andy butler" <akbutler@tiscali.co.uk>
> One really nice piano sound is to take a felt hammer, salvaged from a 
> broken down piano,
> and rub it along the length of the string.
> This gets the string vibrating longitudinally, which is especially nice 
> the sus pedal is down.
> Just about any bit of wood rested on the strings can be nice too
> (as used by Keith Tippet)
> For more ideas, check out John Cage Prepared Piano (full details in 
> or you might like this
> http://www.piranhaguitarbow.com/
> Then there's the "andy butler special technique" which involves placing 
> thumb or
> finger on the string at one end, and removing it at just the right speed 
> as the note
> is played. With a bit of practice, it sounds like the note is swelling 
> that's enough from me,
> bet there's plenty of other great suggestions on list.
> andy butler
> Erdem Helvacioglu wrote:
>>  one more thing : what are the different material you use, attach, 
>> etc on your instruments? is there any specific material that you would 
>> recommend for me to use on the guitar and piano? old californian 
>> plates work very well inside the piano by the way ( bill walker knows 
>> what i mean :)
>>  best.
>>  Erdem Helvacioglu
>> www.erdemhelvacioglu.com <http://www.erdemhelvacioglu.com>
>> www.myspace.com/erdemhelvacioglu 
>> <http://www.myspace.com/erdemhelvacioglu>
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