The Hornsby Water Clock - "Man, Time and the Environment"
Florence Mall Florence & Hunter Streets Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia LL: S 33.70401, E 151.10058
Hornsby and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry PO Box 1622 HornsbyWestfield, NSW 1635 T: (02)9482 8860 F: (02)9482 8525 E: firstname.lastname@example.org - or - Hornsby Shire Council Administration Centre *parcel: 296 Pacific Highway Hornsby, NSW 2077 *postal: PO Box 37 Hornsby, NSW 1630 T: (02)9847 6666 F: (02)9847 6999 E: email@example.com
Tower tubes of unknown origin, part of a public sculpture; playable from a taut-rope rack.
Chime with Ellacombe stand of 17 tubular bells Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown Transposition is unknown Keyboard range: ---- / ---- The whole instrument was installed in 1995 by the maker cited in Remarks above Year of latest technical information source is 2007
A school page about the clock has a photo and some technical details.
Photo at the Website of The Sculptors Society
A tourism Website begins with two photos of the water clock; further down the page, a large photo shows the surroundings and several details.
A school page about "rescuing" the water clock includes photos that show the chiming rack and bells.
In a 10-minute YouTube video, the sculptor, Victor Cusack, explains the origin, workings and meanings of his Water Clock in Hornsby Mall.
In a 2:30 YouTube video, the sculptor, Victor Cusack, plays tunes on the chime.
Local government Website
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of its maker.
Ranking among all tower tube instruments by size (number of notes).
Index to all tower tube instruments in Australia.
Index to all tower bell instruments in Australia.
This page was built from the database on 31-Dec-08 based on textual data last updated on 2008/12/31 and on technical data last updated on 2008/09/01
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