Zadar

Sightseeing

The Sea Organ (Morske orgulje)

Spring 2005 saw Zadar gain something absolutely unique: the world’s first pipe organ that’s played by the sea. Simple, elegant stone steps have been built on the quayside, perfect for sitting on. Underneath, 35 pipes end in whistles with openings on the quayside above. The movement of the sea pushes air through, and – depending on the size and velocity of the wave – chords are played. As you sit and listen to the ever-changing sounds created by the sea’s energy, you can bask in the sun, watch one of Zadar’s famous sunsets or enjoy the balmy night air.

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22.06.2008
will
USA/Missouri
amazing. the use of nature. an experience dependent on the renewable wave. a sound and experience, perhaps, as comforting as the crash of waves on the coast unique to this place. a gift?
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