Some articles on musical fountains, musical, fountains:
... Musical fountains create a theatrical spectacle with music, light and water, usually employing a variety of programmable spouts and water jets controlled by a ... Musical fountains were first described in the 1st century AD by the Greek scientist and engineer Hero of Alexandria in his book Pneumatics ... In Hero's descriptions, water pushed air through musical instruments to make sounds ...
... In the United States, similar fountains are the Musical Waters ... Musical Waters shows use the basic Dancing Waters mechanics ... The fountains use single-speed pumps and do not offer variable water heights, and the revolving nozzles are not present since the Dancing Waters design having been prone to jamming ...
Famous quotes containing the words fountains and/or musical:
“The fountains of my hidden life
Are through thy friendship fair.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“Fifty million Frenchmen cant be wrong.”
—Anonymous. Popular saying.
Dating from World War Iwhen it was used by U.S. soldiersor before, the saying was associated with nightclub hostess Texas Quinan in the 1920s. It was the title of a song recorded by Sophie Tucker in 1927, and of a Cole Porter musical in 1929.