terje isungset: ice trumpeter seeks glaciers

One thing that strikes me about at Norwegian percussionist Terje Isungset's invented instruments is how personalized they are. Isungset is one of only a handful of people in the world to make ice percussion instruments. And I'm pretty sure he's the world's sole crafter - or at least the master crafter - of ice trumpets.… Continue reading terje isungset: ice trumpeter seeks glaciers

ice music: not one, but two! annual festivals

¬† My interest in the science of ice is pretty much instantly displaced by a surge of creative alertness the minute I hear ice music. Ice drum, ice marimba, ice trumpet, ice harp: the sounds are indescribable, ranging from haunting to melodious to intensely beautiful but almost unfriendly. If you hear them out of context… Continue reading ice music: not one, but two! annual festivals