Before listening, what do you think this instrument will sound like?
What skills do you think would be necessary to make an instrument like this?
If you could pair this instrument in a duet with another instrument, what instrument would you choose?
Can you think of a recycled item that you could use in place of a bandsaw for this instrument?
Do you think the ‘guitar’ shape of this instrument is important to it’s sound? Could you make it another shape?
What surprised you about this instrument? What was familiar?
What does this instrument remind you of?
Is there another way that you have seen bottles used to make music? If so, where? When?
These bottles are tuned by filling each bottle with a specified amount of air. Can you think of another item that might make an interesting sound when filled with air? What might that instrument sound like?
Which instrument shape stuck out the most to you?
Do you think that this ‘looks’ like an instrument? How important is it that new instruments look like familiar instruments?
This art installation is called ‘Probability’, why do you think it was named in such a way? What might you name it? Why?