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There seem to have been some knee
jerk reactions of late to a few of my
annotations on the Bakery, so I thought,
why not set these to music?... and what
could be more appropriate for this
purpose than a knee jerk musical
Enter the Kneejerk Piano.
The human knee is perfectly
acting as a replacement for the
conventional hammer/striker apparatus
that acts as the interface between the
keys and the strings on a piano.
There are no particular advantages to the
Kneejerk Piano. I just think it would be a
worthwhile spectacle to witness a serious
musician playing a particularly
challenging piece as an array of hammers
struck at the bare knees along a line of
seated figures - each blow eliciting a
note as the jerking feet arced up in turn
to strike against the stretched strings.
||Usually some instant comment comes to mind, but strangely, I can't think of a thing to say.
||this should be a drumkit.
||we use mice in this house.
||Could we power a mower using jerking knees?
||the first person to use 'knee tremble' gets my...
||and why DO you hate freedom, [xen]?
||Freedom ! I'll tell you about freedom - I
used to be a happy hamster, devoid of all
freedom, merrily running on my wheel, but
then I escaped -
||"Lance was from some South Bronx
shithole and I think the light and the space
of Vietnam really put the zap on his head"
- Apocalypse Now.
||This is extr-ouch!-dingggg!-inarily funny :)