Reviving a Harry Partch Work With Hubcaps and Wine Bottles

Harry Partch (c. 1969), from the cover of The ...

From The New York Times:

Some looked like Picasso’s wooden sculptures. A few others might have been designed by Rube Goldberg. In fact, the contraptions jumbled backstage at City Center this week were musical instruments — painstaking re-creations of the whimsical, ingenious instruments invented and built by Harry Partch, a truly unusual 20th-century American composer, theorist and tinkerer whose works created a unique soundscape based on a tonal system all his own.