Portable slap organ

Portable slap organ - instructions

As part of a Town Hall Symphony Hall Birmingham schools project we designed and built two distinctive slap organs, or thongaphones. One featured as part of a garden-based sound installation in a Birmingham school, with the pipes collecting water for the garden. The other was a portable two-player slap organ for workshops.

As pictured above, we also provided a novel attachment for the portable slap organ that allowed them to demonstrate what it sounds like when air is blown through the pipes…

St Thomas garden slap organ

St Thomas garden slap organ

St Thomas garden slap organ

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