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March 8th, 2013, 02:29
Originally Posted by dteowner View Post
One of those chain of thought journeys led me to this. The Chapman Stick is a rather unique instrument. I have a soft spot for this particular piece as I got to perform the Toccota (widely known as the Phantom of the Opera song) on an honest-to-goodness pipe organ back in the day.

So folks, enjoy the highbrow moment and a crazy instrument.

Youtube linkie

edit- OK, it just gets weirder!
Glass Harp version
I love the Stick - a friend of mine got one when they were the hot new thing back in the early 80s and it was a blast playing it … here is the first really popular use - Tony Levin in King Crimson in 1981 …

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-mi8xhanBI

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