Ping Pong Music

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Andy Akiho is a composer and percussionist. He has radically different approaches to the creation of music and refuses to limit himself to traditional precepts. Akiho demonstrated that last year with his composition of “Ricochet,” an orchestral piece that uses surprising objects as musical instruments.

At the center of this piece is the humble ping pong ball. Akiho’s performers in the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra batted ping pong balls around to create ricocheting sounds. Here’s the full performance:

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-via Rocket News 24

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