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    • Type: New Feature
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Normal
    • Resolution: Unresolved
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      Name: Pyrophone, (Wikipedia) a fire/explosion musical instrument.

      A type of Aerophone.

      Also known as: fire/explosion organ, fire/explosion calliope.
       
      Wikidata item: Q365289

      Invented by: Georges Frédéric Eugène Kastner, in 1870, from Strasbourg, France.

      Related to: steam calliope.

      External links:

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyrophone

      https://www.howitworksdaily.com/pyrophones-explained/

      https://blog.sciencemuseum.org.uk/pyrophone1/

      https://wikivisually.com/wiki/Pyrophone

       

      Disambiguation: A musical instrument which creates sound out of fire or/and explosions.

      Description: Pyrophones internally combust fuels such as petrol, gasoline and hydrogen, creating fires/explosions which when introduced into tubes produce sounds.

      Age: It can be dated back to the 19th century. It is approximately a century and a half old.

      History: The mechanism through which a pyrophone works was first highlighted in 1777. The instrument was invented in 1870 and a patent was filed on December 24, 1874.  1878 was the year the pyrophone got featured in the Paris Exhibition.

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