World's Largest Aeolian Harp
Budaghers, New Mexico
An Aeolian Harp is a wind-driven, kinetic instrument. Wind rushing across the strings create eerie beautiful harmonies, which perfectly offsets the eerie creepy abandoned shopping mall in which the Harp resides.
World's Largest Aeolian Harp Stats
There are 45 strings tuned to C, D, Eb, G, and Bb in three octaves.
24 feet high, weighs about 3000 pounds.
The bearing is from a semi truck.
It was designed and built by Bill Neely and Bob Griesing in June and July of 2000.
Images of construction and installation can be found on their site.
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