Wittner Talktel Mechanical Metronome (Animal Series, Owl shaped)

A Partial History of the Metronome Includes:

Wittner Talktel Mechanical Metronome (Animal Series, Owl shaped)

The Metronome, A Monthly Journal Devoted to the Interest of Music in General, January 1913, Vol. XXIX, No. 1

The Metronome and its Precursors, Rosamond E.M. Harding, Greshman Books, 1983

Seth Thomas, Metronome Maelzel, Original Print Advertisement, 1951

Györgi Ligeti (1923 – 2006)

Poème Symphonique, 1962

Performance Instructions, 1st fine copy (Typescript with corrections), page 1, Courtesy: Paul Sacher Foundation, Basel, György Ligeti collection and with kind permission of Schott Music, Mainz 

Archival Video, NOS programme "Omnibus", 1984 Courtesy: Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid 

Toshi Ichiyanagi Music for Electric Metronome, 1960 Instruction Sheet and Score, manuscript copy Courtesy: Reproduced with kind permission of Peters Edition Limited, London

Man Ray (1890 – 1976) 

Indestructible Object (or Object to Be Destroyed) 1964 (replica of 1923 original). New York, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Metronome with cutout photograph of eye on pendulum, Assemblage. 22.5 x 11 x 11.6 cm. James Thrall Soby Fund. 248.1966.a-e © Courtesy: Digital Image, The Museum of Modern Art, New York / Scala, Florence