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BELL

BELL

Thompson, Ian, Shiell, Stephen and Wilson, Richard (2016) BELL. [Performance]

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Abstract

BELL was a site-specific composition performed to an audience of c.150 at St Leonard’s Church, Shoreditch, London. An electro-acoustic composition based on the tintinnabulation of the bell in the south transept of the church (Thompson) was mixed with a live improvisation using the bell and objects (Shiell), and percussion (Wilson). It was diffused through a six-speaker system (Thompson) that surrounded the audience. The piece deconstructed the resonant overtones of the bell with the aim of creating a sense of physical immersion inside the bell itself.

Item Type: Performance
Uncontrolled Keywords: electro-acoustic composition, bell, tintinnabulation, improvisation, harmonics, diffusion, immersion, sound design, Shoreditch, St Leonard's Church
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities > Department of Creative Professions & Digital Arts
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Last Modified: 21 Apr 2017 14:47
Selected for GREAT 2016: GREAT b
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/15383

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