Experiments in sound and space
The idea began by using the centre piece inverted and moving it on the strings.
It evolved into wondering what other spheres or orbs might sound like.
Composed and performed by Robin Armstrong
Photo art work by Peter Rivington
Cover design by Robin Armstrong
Mixed and mastered by Robin Armstrong.
Printing by: Printer Gateway
P © 2014 Robin Armstrong, Aurora On. L4G 1W1
RA Publications, 91b Edward St, Aurora On. L4G 1W1
Balling on the Celestial Harp
- Balling 1’44” Robin Armstrong using a crystal ball on the Celestial Harp and also resonating a temple bowl.
- Crystal Ball 13’53” Robin Armstrong using a crystal ball on the Celestial Harp. He also used an ebow and strummed on the harp itself.The idea of a crystal ball playing on the astrological based Celestial Harp was an added influence.
- Sphinx Ball 1’36”
Robin Armstrong using a glass ball with a sphinx within it on the Celestial Harp. Robin also played the kaosolator.
- Centre Piece 3’45” Robin Armstrong using the centre piece of the Celestial Harp on the strings.
- Hammered Balling 4’56” Robin Armstrong using a rubber ball on the Celestial Harp. Robin also played the kaosolator.
- Oriental Balling 2’45” A chinese healing ball with its own accompanying chimes from within was played by Robin Armstrong along with a kaosolator, a temple bowl, temple chimes and his voice.
- Global Balling 6’18” Robin Armstrong playing on the Celestial Harp with a small globe of the earth. He also plays the kaosolator.
- Fruit Punch 2’33” Robin Armstrong using a friut shaped rattle on the Celestial Harp and playing a kaossilator. as well as a rain stick.
- Heavy Crystal 8’11” Robin Armstrong using a heavy crystal ball on the CelestialHarp and he also played the koasolator.
- Light Ball 4’25” Robin Armstrong using a light small plastic ball on the Celestial Harp and he also played the kaosolator.