[bree-kuh-lahzh]

The “zh” sound being like the g at the end of “beige”.. so like “bree-kuh-lahge”

This word is adopted into English from the French word “bricoler” meaning “fiddle” or “tinker.”  It’s evolved into an art term meaning to make something and “by extension, to make creative and resourceful use of whatever materials are at hand (regardless of their original purpose.)”  The term is also applicable to music as a technique of using various found objects as instruments.  For example, banging on pots and pans, bicycle bells, etc.

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Posted on Saturday, June 30th at 08:02PM with 21 notes

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    What a beautiful word.
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