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The Autobiography of Broken Instruments
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The Autobiography of Broken Instruments


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“The Autobiography of Broken Instruments” was initially composed for the Broken Orchestra Remix Project call for works, initiated by Found Sound Nation in collaboration with Temple Contemporary in 2018. The original piece was made through a careful selection of over 800 hundred samples of broken instruments, mostly orchestral instruments. It was not accepted for the project, but I still found the piece hilarious—at least to me.


Jay Afrisando


Sonic Salon Winter 2020, a private residence in Seward, Minneapolis, MN, US on 11 January 2020.

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