Hot on Pythagoras' heels

See and hear the harmonic relations between whole numbers and divide a string in half and into thirds with your eyes and your ears.

Facts & Data

  • Material - Wood, nylon strings, aluminum
  • Sounds in space - Sound of strings
  • Where it can be setup - Inside
  • Setup time - 20 minutes
  • Duration for use - Days, weeks, months
  • Space requirements - app. 240 x 260 cm (wall-mounted)
  • Electricity -  0 V / 0 W (220 V / 50 W)

Ready...get set...go!

First, carefully slide the red bar to try to create two or three intervals of the very same size. Then pluck both / all three sections of the string to see if they sound the same.