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Overly Complicated Ice Cube Marimba

Taking the glass harmonica a step further
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This all takes place in a freezer set to 25°F.

A line of double-wall glass vessels from 1’ to 4’ tall are set into holes in a marimba-like stand. The vessels are much like white wine glasses, but they are double-walled and the ‘stem’ is hollow all the way down, sometimes 2 to 3’. Alcohol is precisely added to each ‘flute’ for lack of a better word, and a specially-shaped ice cube, for lack of a better word, is added to the alcohol so that it will act as a striker on the walls of the double-walled flute.

The player creates the sound by moving the bottom of each flute so that the floating striker wiggles against the inside of the double-walled vessel in time to their playing. A haunting, cool, and unapproachable ambience is produced for the audience, which is freezing its ass off.

minoradjustments, Feb 19 2024

Temperature https://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/temp
[a1, Feb 20 2024]


       //Alcohol is precisely added to each//   

       The problem with this device is that it will drift wildly out of tune very quickly as the alcohol is guzzled
pocmloc, Feb 19 2024

       Must I measure in Fahrenheit?
pashute, Feb 20 2024

       No it's comfortably at room temperature to allow for the ice cube to melt gracefully and add a subtle to the alcohol so that its flavour can be as you sip it.
pocmloc, Feb 20 2024

       // Must I measure in Fahrenheit? //   

       Yes. Link.
a1, Feb 20 2024


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