L’orgue hydraulique des Banu Mûsa (The Hydraulic Organ of Banu Musa)

L’orgue hydraulique des Banu Mûsa (The Hydraulic Organ of Banu Musa)

(The Hydraulic Organ of Banu Musa (9th Century): An Early Instrument of Mechanical Music) In the following article, Dr Mona Chaarani describes in a short article in French her reconstruction of the hydraulic organ of Banu Musa (9th Century). This instrument is available to us in a unique Arabic manuscript. It describes an early instrument of mechanical music by the three brothers Banu Musa, scientists from 9th century baghdad, and well known authors  of treatises of mathematics and mechanics.

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