What happens when you drop a piece of paper into a saxophone bell?

31 May 2017, 17:31

levitating saxophone paper

Did you ever see a piece of paper float in mid-air like this before?

So it turns out you can use a saxophone to make a piece of paper float in mid-air. Thanks to saxophonist and all-round clever person David Pope, we now know that this is because of the sound vibrations in the air of the saxophone bell, rather than the airflow.


Find out more about David at his website.