The 150 year-old manufacture in Ste Croix has scaled up the design of its famous music boxes to produce two four-metre high sculptures for the city of Cincinnati in conjunction with US manufacturer Verdin.

 

Reuge Cincinnati

One of the giant 4-metre Reuge music-box sculptures in Cincinnati, Ohio © Reuge

 

Passers-by can operate the music boxes by turning a handle at its base, adding their own musical note to the day. One hundred years after Switzerland had such music boxes in its railway stations, Cincinnati now has them in its city-centre streets.