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Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2000 14:33:06 -0700
From: Grant Green
Subject: Re: [CB] Dopplerphone

I've found information regarding the Dopplerphone.  Apparently, it
was a "home made" instrument utilized by the duo Evan Parker and Paul
Lytton.  A web review of their music says "there were some home made
items, notably the Lyttonophone (made by Lytton but played by Parker)
best described as a slide contrabass clarinet and the Dopplerphone, a
length of soft rubber tubing (activated by a saxophone mouthpiece and
manipulated to alter the rate of airflow) attached to a longer length
of clear plastic tubing (whirled around the head whilst being played)
ending in a plastic funnel."  The entire review is at

Hmmm, slide contrabass clarinet....



Gee, still no bids on that harp... ;-)

Grant Green     
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