25 Jul 2011

Our Changing World - Flame Organ

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:35 pm on 25 July 2011

In the sleepy coastal town of Taeiri Mouth, Alastair Galbraith has built a very strange instrument. Harnessing the power of thermo-acoustics, his Flame Organ uses Rijke tubes to produce sound. To hear the organ's eerie music, and tease out some of the science behind it, Ruth Beran visits the musician at his home.