Bart Hopkin is maker of acoustic musical instruments and a student of musical instruments worldwide. Since he has been the director of Experimental. Musical Instrument Design: Practical Information for Instrument Design [Bart Hopkin, John Scoville] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is. Meet Bart Hopkin, who listens closely to the subtle sonic qualities of wood, water, and pipes as he creates new instruments. MORE MOVIES See new musical.
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Bart Hopkin is maker of acoustic musical instruments and a student of musical instruments worldwide. Since he has been the director of Experimental Musical Instruments, an organization devoted to all manner of interesting and unusual musical instruments.
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He received a B. Several of those years were at a public secondary school and the government-run music school in Kingston, Jamaica. From toBart edited the quarterly journal Experimental Musical Instruments. The journal served as an essential resource and clearing house in an otherwise scattered but lively and growing field. SinceBart has written several books on instruments and their construction, including the leading resource, Musical Instrument Design published by See Sharp Press.
SinceBart has worked as composer, arranger and performer in a variety of theater and concert contexts, including extensive touring, arranging and serving as bandleader for the Jamaican composer Fr. In his work as an instrument maker, Bart makes no claim to fine craftsmanship.
His primary interest has been in exploring diverse acoustic systems. He has, for instance, developed alternative systems for flexible pitch control in wind instruments, and explored the peculiar acoustics of multiple conjoined strings.
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