Wordless Wednesday: Wave Organ

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19 Responses to “Wordless Wednesday: Wave Organ”

  1. CatSynth Says:

    This photo shows part of the Wave Organ, a sculpture along the waterfront where the action of the wave interacts with a series of pipes to produce very musical sounds. It was an added stop at the end of the SF Thomassons Performance Tour which I reviewed yesterday.

  2. Dawn Says:

    Well, that is certainly an interesting conglomeration of things. Happy WW!

  3. Belle Says:

    Neat! It reminds me of gigantic eyes on the end of gigantic stalks, but is still very cool :)

  4. Natalie Says:

    Oh, I bet that’s really neat to listen to.

  5. Geek Mom Says:

    Interestng! I can’t help but think of a mosaic. :)

  6. Sukhmandir Kaur Says:

    That’s quite a find. Wow a wave organ. I’d love to hear it. I haven’t been to the City in a very long time.

  7. Gattina Says:

    Had never thought of an organ ! Looks like simple tubes to me, lol !

  8. Daisy Says:

    Gosh, I would love to hear what that sounds like! My Mommeh heard an organ inside of Luray caverns once.

  9. SandyCarlson Says:

    I hear the music!

  10. Beth F Says:

    Well, I’ve never knew there were such things as wave organs. I would love to hear what it sounds like.

  11. jams o donnell Says:

    I have never heard of the like before. I love it! Thanks for sharing this

  12. Carver Says:

    I like that shot so much. The different shapes and textures are very interesting photographically.

  13. Dianne Says:

    I’ve never seen nor heard of such a thing, but it sounds very fascinating. This is a lovely shot – the textures and contrast are so interesting.

  14. Quasi Serendipita Says:

    What an interesting object. I wonder what kind of noise it makes!

  15. Dragonfly Lady Says:

    Wow… we’ll have to visit and isten to the waves musical rhythms, I’m off to read your previous post and learn more…

    http://www.gardenersreach.com/post/New-Pups-Arrive.aspx

  16. Mickey Says:

    WOW!! Not quite what I was expecting ;)
    The wave organ is most unusual looking.
    I bet the sound would be most interesting
    We have a sculpture along our waterfront that looks like a …wave
    (or a giant tongue to some people) hahaha
    It does not “do” anything except provide a place for kids to try to climb :)

  17. Digital Flower Says:

    Looks like a bit of a face to me.

  18. AVCr8teur Says:

    I have heard of this place, but never seen it myself. I can almost imagine the sound it makes during a foggy day.

  19. Cats of Wildcat Woods Says:

    Glad you explained it – would like to hear the sounds it makes!