Founder and director of Rádio Sucata.
Musician, music educator, researcher, music producer and luthier.
“People are enchanted when they are faced with a disposal object that produces sounds similar to those of conventional musical instruments. This is what happened to me, when I made the first instrument using materials that would go to waste”
Creation of musical instruments using typical disposal materials
Why build musical instruments?
How are musical instruments made?
The basis of this process is the selection of materials, which cannot be used conventionally in traditional instruments, such as wood or leather.
Another point is that both materials and tools and techniques must be easily accessible.
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Paper and brass barrel bass drums
Instrument made of rebar (construction iron)
Paper barrel and radiography membrane
Keys, caps and machine coffee capsules
Preserve can and pet bottle membrane
Gallon of water, X-ray membrane and bearing balls
Soda cans, pet bottles and preserve cans
Traffic cone and radiography membrane
Tin drums with X-ray sheet membrane and baner
Instrument with body of gallons of water and discs, broomstick arm and bicycle brake steel strings
Tin drums with pet plastic membrane and plastic feed bag
Chime of keys and bottle caps, to be played with drumsticks
Rebar and Tic-Tac packaging
Instrumento com corpo de lata de biscoito, braço de cabo de vassoura e cordas de cabo de aço de bicicleta
Tambor de papelão com membrana de plástico pet de garrafa
Tambores graves de pvc, com membrana de chapa de radiografia e sacola plástica
Paint can and PET bottle plastic membrane
Made with pvc pipe, wire and pet bottle
Ceramic keys and resonant cans
Cans, wires and stuffing of several different materials
Braided ribbons made from pet bottle and canning or mayonnaise cap
Instrument with biscuit can body, broomstick arm and bicycle brake steel cable
Tambores de jongo
Bass drums PVC with radiography plate membrane and plastic bag
Paper tube with plastic bottle pet membrane
The drums can have plastic, cans, paper or glass bodies, and plastic pet membranes or radiography plates
Rattles of the most diverse models
Percussive keyboards with glass or ceramic keys
Bicycle brake wire rope instruments, with metrics extracted from conventional models
Other miscellaneous categories