The Prepared Sardinian Guitar


From this ‘fighting meeting’ between extra-cultivated avant-garde and popular tradition, between 1993 and 1996, came Paolo Angeli's Sardinian prepared-guitar: an orchestra-instrument with 18 cords, an hybrid between guitar, baritone, violoncello and drums, gifted with hammers, pedals, some propellers at variable speed. With this singular instrument, Paolo elaborates, improvises and composes unclassifiable music, suspended between free jazz, folk noise and minimal pop.

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Giovanni Scanu, older guitar player in sardinia, plays Paolo Angeli's guitarPat Metheny plays Paolo's instrument before he make 2 twins guitarsPaolo Angeli


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