Aeolian Silo

permanent installation: Funny Farm, Meaford, Ont, 1990 to present

10 meter-long piano wires are attached to the wall of a steel grain silo at one end and a concrete silo at the other. The strings are oriented at 90 degrees to the prevailing wind. You can enter the steel silo to hear the aeolian tones acoustically amplified inside the silo. You can also hear the tones at a distance in the surrounding fields. This piece is permanently installed at the Funny Farm, Meaford, Ontario.

©Gordon Monahan 1991

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