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Double Piston, Triple Neck Wheeling Violin
The Double Piston, Triple Neck Wheeling Violin (DPTNWV) is made of a triple neck violin mounted on a \'wheeling\' device. The DPTNWV has a piston mechanism as a steam engine. Two bows are attached to the pistons, and as the wheel goes round, it pushes the bows up and down in an arpeggiating movement. The violin has three necks, two in the main playing part, with a bridge dividing down the middle, and a third with five resonating strings. A vital environmental consideration on the music is the condition of the road. Small bumps give rise to interesting spiccato affects.
As the pushes it along, and depending on the speed, he gets the sense of not how long is a piece of music but of how far is a piece of music. Of course, by walking backwards, the performer could hear again what he had just played in retrograde. Thus, with this instrument a new dimension was added to the parameters of musical structure, that of distance.
(partly from: http://www.jonroseweb.com)
Australian violinist, best known for his experiments with violins.