Discovering Music Already There

This article is best experienced through the podcast! Listen here: Walking on the coast of Zadar, Croatia you may hear strange tones coming from what sounds like a wind instrument. A series of pipes, running underneath marble steps that lead to the ocean, make up the Sea Organ. Waves push air through the pipes and generate music. […]

Viola Organista

Leonardo da Vinci was a prolific innovator and renaissance man. So prolific that many of his inventions were not built in his day. One such invention, in the musical field, was the “viola organista”. An instrument that appears similar to a piano, or organ, while sounding much like the strings of a violin or viola.