After he answered the Five Sound Questions last week, there is one more project by Yuri Suzuki I would like to share with you: 50 Hands - the Book of Orchestra, a collaboration with Household. The book allows a group of fifty people to make their own instruments and play music together.
The book comes with an instruction DVD as well as the necessary accessories to create fifty flutes from the “pre-tuned” pages. All you have to do is follow the instructions and your orchestra will be playing in no time. I really like this idea of transforming an object as silent as a book into a piece of polyphonic music! It provides a good excercise in playing together as well. This video gives a good impression of the whole process: