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In all other cases you should see a musical instrument, a musical interface, a sound sculpture making music, a weird musical instrument, an odd musical instrument, an experimental musical instrument.

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Blackpool High Tide Organ
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The Blackpool High Tide Organ is a 15 metre tall tidal organ situated along Blackpool\'s New Promenade. The Blackpool High Tide Organ is constructed in concrete, steel, zinc and copper sheet. The instrument is played by the sea at high tide through eight pipes which are attached to the sea wall. These are connected under the promenade to 18 organ pipes within the sculpture. The swell of seawater at high tide pushes air up the sea-wall pipes and causes the organ pipes to sound. The best time to hear the High Tide Organ is 2-3 hours before or after high tide. On very calm days the organ is silent for part of its cycle. The pitches of the pipes are based on the harmonic series in B flat, a naturally occurring series of harmonics.

(mostly from : Wikipedia)

(see also San Francisco Wave Organ and Sea Organ in Croatia)



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Liam Curtin and John Gooding
Liam Curtin and John Gooding
Liam Curtin is a Manchester based sculptor, John Gooding, artist and inventor
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