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The Thranophone is an electro-acoustic feedback instrument that is based on acoustic resonance in various (complex/simple) cavities, a normal mic/speaker-feedback is used in the instrument to sonify resonance frequencies of different cavities. The instrument, first made in 2007 by composer Thráinn Hjálmarsson, has since been in constant development. The developing process and the future aim of the development of the instrument can be found at http://thrainnhjalmarsson.info/thranophones

Ingi Gardar Erlendsson, composer, is the world´s foremost Thranophone performer and plays the instrument´s version #2.

Ingi Gardar Erlendsson (b. 1980) studied composition with the composers Yannis Kyriakides and Gilius van Bergeijk at the Royal Conservatory in Den Haag from 2007-2009. His works have been performed at various places on various occasions worldwide. Ingi Gardar is a member of the composers' collective S.L.Á.T.U.R. (Society of artistically obtrusive composers around Reykjavík) and performs with groups such as Hestbak, Borko, Fengjastrútur, Benni Hemm Hemm, Skeylja, Valdimar, Kippi Kanínus, Stórsveit Nix Noltes and many more. Currently residing in Reykjavík with his girlfriend Vala and their three children, Ísold Anna, Frosti Pétur and Jökull Ingi.