Astronomical Unit

Audio experiment using a trumpet mute inside of the a tenor sax bell along with moderate processing using the Whammy pitch shifter.  I am incorporating extended techniques; opening and closing valves that are not typical, hence the overtone and odd frequencies in combinations with the mute creates some wonderful acoustic moments.  The images are photographs of early electron microscopic imaging by Dr. Keith Porter, 1960’s whose collection is located at UMBC’s Special Collection.