Category Archives: Applied Scrapophony

Examples of Scrapophony in action.

Mixed Media Too

Here’s another image of a somewhat different setup for modern dance accompaniment at Stanford University from the one used in the first ‘Mixed Media’ post. Actually, most of the instruments here are not from found sounds, with the exception of the little … Continue reading

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Ephemeral Scrapophony

Here are some photos demonstrating the process of assembling a temporary scrapophone. The first photo is the empty rack described in a previous post about scrapophone racks. You can click on the image to enlarge it, but as you will see, this … Continue reading

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Mixed Media

Scrapophony can also mix nicely with more ‘conventional’ sounds as demonstrated in this photo of a setup I used to accompany a modern dance class at Stanford University. Click on the image for a larger view. Although most of the … Continue reading

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Scrapophone Racks

A scrapophone isn’t necessarily a static instrument like the tuna can shaker, or the washaker. Very often it will consist of a varying collection of items hung from some sort of ‘percussion rack’, that may or may not be made from repurposed materials. The … Continue reading

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Stone River

The image to the left is a snapshot of instruments used to accompany the dance performance Along the_River choreographed and directed by Karin Cabello-Moriarty, and performed at the Andy Goldsworthy sculpture ‘Stone River’ in front of the Cantor Museum at Stanford University … Continue reading

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