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  • The bicycle solo in Pervertimento specifically, but in general any time Schickele is able to make the listener forget that either the instrument itself (ie: a twirling length of vacuum hose, or bicycle playing in overtones) or the technique involved (ie: playing a bassoon with only one hand) severely limits the number of producible tones.
    • The prologue to Oedipuis Tex also deserves mention in this regard, since the horn part (which requires about 10 distinct pitches) is being played only on the mouthpiece, amplified with a funnel

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