09 February 2008

Quod erat demonstrandum

Ever wanted to get inside a saxophonist’s mouth? For some reason, researchers at the University of NSW did.

"It's wet in the mouth and the acoustic conditions in there are really variable, and it gets really loud in there during playing," acoustician Jer-Ming Chen he explains.

No shit, Sherlock.

Today’s issue of Science has the results of their research: experienced saxophonists are better players of the saxophone.

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