World’s Largest Pipe Organ Can Be Found Underground

The Stalacpipe Organ in Luray, Virginia(Photo: LurayCaverns.com)
The Stalacpipe Organ in Luray, Virginia(Photo: LurayCaverns.com)

You don’t need to be a fan of Underground Rock to enjoy music performed on underground rocks – specifically, the appropriately named Stalacpipe Organ in the Luray Caverns in Luray, Virginia.

The Stalacpipe Organ uses the natural ringing and resonance of the stalactites, which cover 3 1/2 acres in the surrounding caverns, to play everything from classical selections and traditional favorites to music written specifically for the instrument.

The album Queen of the Wave by Pepe Deluxe is “an esoteric pop opera based on the legendary books on Atlantis A Dweller on Two Planets and its sequel Earth Dwellers Return.”

Queen of the Wave features unique instruments and equipment such as “The Great Stalacpipe Organ” (the largest musical instrument in the world), Edison’s “Ghost Machine”, Professor A.D. Conrow’s “Psychical Predictor” and a 500 000 volt Tesla Coil Synthesizer.

More on this subterranean instrument can be found here.

Hear: In the Cave from Queen of the Wave by Pepe Deluxe and see how the Stalacpipe Organ works below

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