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Kneejerk Piano

Kneejerk powered piano
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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 Instrument?

Enter the Kneejerk Piano.

The human knee is perfectly capable of 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.

xenzag, May 28 2006

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       jerk.
methinksnot, May 28 2006
  

       Usually some instant comment comes to mind, but strangely, I can't think of a thing to say.
ldischler, May 28 2006
  

       bun?
methinksnot, May 28 2006
  

       this should be a drumkit.   

       we use mice in this house.
po, May 28 2006
  

       Could we power a mower using jerking knees?
wagster, May 28 2006
  

       the first person to use 'knee tremble' gets my...
po, May 28 2006
  

       and why DO you hate freedom, [xen]?
epicproblem, May 29 2006
  

       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.
xenzag, May 30 2006
  

       This is extr-ouch!-dingggg!-inarily funny :)
phundug, May 30 2006
  


 

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