The Sound of Archaeology - Listen and Enjoy!
Performer: Cajsa Lund & Åke Egevad
Event Date: Sat, 10 May 2014
Venue: Mechanics Institute
Lecture, performance and workshop on prehistoric musicial instruments and sound tools found in Scandinavia. Nowadays we hear sounds almost continuously. In prehistoric times there was more silence. Today most sounds come from gadgets and machines. In prehistory, sounds grom nature - man's environment - predominated. Can we have any understanding of how people listened then? Focusing on Scandinavia's pre-history, Cajsa and ??ke will demonstrate and perform on replicas and reconstructions of archeological finds of musical instruments and sound tools. The audience will have a chance to touch and try many of the instruments.