The water organ or hydraulic organ (Greek: ὕδραυλις) (early types are sometimes called hydraulos, hydraulus or hydraula) is a type of pipe organ blown by air. A hydraulophone is a tonal acoustic musical instrument played by direct physical contact with water (sometimes other fluids) where sound is generated or. Alternative Titles: hydraulikon, hydraulos, hydraulus, water organ. Written By: The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. Hydraulis. Musical instrument. key people.
\"Hydraulos (water pipe) - type of organ from the 3rd century B.C. in which the wind was regulated by the weight of water in a reservoir partially. The water organ or hydraulic organ (early types are sometimes called hydraulis, hydraulos, hydraulus or hydraula) is a type of automatic pipe organ blown by air. 3rd century BC, Organ (Hydraulos) invented. 2nd century AD, Bellows organ invented. 5th century AD, Knowledge of the organ lost in the west with the fall of the.
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