View Single Post
Old 12-11-2008, 12:42 PM   #1163
Chaos Technician
alkemical's Avatar
Aethyr Engineering

Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: 4th dimension
Posts: 43,375


The Orchestra Made of Ice

Now we know why all our glaciers are disappearing, no, it’s not due to global warming after all, it’s because a Norwegian percussionist needs the ice for his instruments. Sounds bizarre? Well, that’s probably because it is.

Musician Terje Isungset has been carving his chilly instruments from ice for the past 20 years. Many moons ago, the budding percussionist, not content with experimenting on stone and glass, decided to use what was available around him, and being Norwegian that happened to be ice. But not just any old ice, Insungset chips away at a 2,500-year-old glacier:
alkemical is offline   Reply With Quote