Monday, May 14, 2007

Daily tidbit for May 14

Page 6: aeolian harp (from Aeolus), musical instrument, popular from c1600-1900, consisting of a box over which are stretched a number of strings of equal length and different thicknesses, tuned in unison. Placed outdoors or on a window ledge, the strings are vibrated by the wind, their varying thicknesses creating different harmonics.


you want one now, don't you? well, here.