pyrophone


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pyrophone

(ˈpaɪrəʊˌfəʊn)
n
(Instruments) music an instrument resembling a small pipe organ, designed to produce musical sounds using gas flames burning close together in glass tubes, and producing a sound when the flames are separated by the pressing of a key. Designed by G.F.E. Kastner in 1869
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The grenade fire extinguisher was designed as a life saver but was actually a danger in itself - a bit like the pyrophone, which could warm your home with a simple ditty
Local artist Antoinette Jacobson played the fire organ, or pyrophone, which also was constructed with the help of Iron Guild members from on-site materials.
No big surprise that Waits wrote the foreword for Gravikords, Whirlies, and Pyrophones (Ellipsis Arts), an interesting book-plus-CD pack about strange soundmakers.
6) Box sets ($25 to $157) include ``Gravikords, Whirlies & Pyrophones.