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Blast from the past: John Kenny opens TEDGlobal 2013

Blast from the past: John Kenny opens TEDGlobal 2013

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This morning, trombonist and composer John Kenny calls TEDGlobal 2013 to attention with the droning, warbling sounds of the carnyx, a Celtic Iron Age vertical trumpet topped with a bell shaped like a boar’s head, with a moving tongue that produces a wild, almost human ululation. Once known throughout Europe as a battle horn and []