Waterphone

Waterphone

(Water Phone, Water Harp, Ocean Harp, AcuĆ³fono, Whalephone, Musical Aladdin's Lamp)

Mfg. by AquaSonic

Rods can be struck or bowed and are of varying pitches. Can fill bowl part with water to change pitch. Ethereal sound. Timbre depends much on playing technique.

Model No.
WaterSong
Price/Day $
60

video

  • Here's a quick demo with some possibilities for LAPR's waterphone.

Please note: these are just examples, as playing technique and mallet/stick choices often have a great effect on the timbre.

These sound excerpts, to the best of our knowledge (unless otherwise noted), include this actual instrument from our collection. To hear the instrument yourself, or to let us know of any errors, please contact us.