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Martin Robertson ( Virtuoso Saxophone Player ) Playing The Conch , A Musical Sea ...

Martin Robertson ( Virtuoso Saxophone Player ) Playing The Conch , A Musical Sea ...

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Description: Martin Robertson ( virtuoso saxophone player ) playing the conch , a musical sea shell blown in the manner of a trumpet or brass instrument ( through a specially bored hole as mouthpiece ) , deriving from far eastern cultures including China , India and Tibet , and from regions Around the Pacific Ocean . Used in the modern symphony orchestra by composers such as harrison birtwistle in his Mask of Orpheus , ( for the BBC Proms 2009 ) .

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