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Diego Stocco Creates Music From A Bonsai Tree

Diego Stocco Creates Music From A Bonsai Tree
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Diego Stucco develops innovative ways to capture music from nontraditional objects.

Kyle Studstill
  • 24 march 2010

Diego Stocco Creates Music From A Bonsai Tree-2

Diego Stocco develops innovative ways to create music from nontraditional instruments; PSFK has previously covered his work Music From a Tree and Music From Sand, as well as featured him in our Good Ideas For 2010 book. His most recent project has him creating music from a bonsai tree. Diego comments on the process below:

I always liked bonsai trees, and I was curious to try the approach I used for “Music from a Tree” on a smaller scale, so I bought a bonsai and recorded this little experimental piece.

To determine the key I used the lowest note I could play and recorded the rest around it. Besides playing the leaves, I used bows of different sizes, a piano hammer and a paint brush. As far as microphones I used my Røde NT6, a customized stethoscope and tiny MEAS piezo transducers.

I played all the sounds and rhythms only with the bonsai, I didn’t use any synthesizer or samplers to create or modify the sounds. I hope you’ll like it.

Watch the video performance below:



Diego Stocco – Music From A Bonsai from Diego Stocco on Vimeo.

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