8 Sound Sculptures That Lets Nature Be The Musician

Talk about creativity! People in various places around the world have created metal sculptures using a myriad of tubes in illustrious designs to catch the sound of wind or waves in a lake, river or ocean and sing them into the air for all to hear. My question: what will happen to them in a hurricane or tornado? Reblogged from https://alk3r.wordpress.com


While most sculptures are intended to be viewed, there are some that strive to stimulate our other senses as well. These eight large scale sculptures are installed at various locations around the world, and interact with natural forces like the wind and the rain to create soothing music. Let’s hear them.

Singing Ringing Tree, Burnley

The Singing Ringing Tree in Burnley, in Lancashire, England, is 3-meter tall and comprises of galvanised steel pipes of differing lengths and with holes punctured into the underside. When the wind blows, the sculptures produces an eerie sound in several octaves. Completed in 2006, the Singing Ringing Tree is part of the series of four sculptures within the Panopticons arts and regeneration project created by the East Lancashire Environmental Arts Network (ELEAN).singing-ringing-tree-1

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