Thinking about a mannequin to run off the machinery, a Darwinian take on the patroness of Catalonia and her composite stone chimneys came to one’s fetid brain:
Has anyone else noticed the similarity between the Catalan regional patron and her mountains, and a monkey and its barrel organ pipes?
(The stop-motion monkey unharmed by this collage is by the excellent Graham Read.)
- Small organ made from a cannibalised harmonica
Step-By-Step guide showing how to build a small Monkey style Crank Organ using a set of reed plates from a harmonica.
QE1 once sent an organ avec grinder but sans monkey to Sultan Mehmet, but I don’t think anything good came of
- Generic description of pipes
The tubular and conical wooden pipes are made on a lathe and tuned with stopped plugs. Larger (lath) pipes are long
- Magnificent French orgue de barbarie entertainer
He’s got a false arm, he’s a spoons virtuoso, he’s got a good hat, his monkey plays the violin. In short,
- What to do with all those extra MIDI outputs
amanda steggell: The Emotion Organ (2007) is a synaesthetic simulacrum machine where players can explore the sensational interplay of feeling, seeing, hearing,