Composer turns massive, iconic international monuments into instruments. Next up…The Eiffel Tower

From The New York Times:

[Joseph] Bertolozzi, who lives in Beacon, N.Y., is in Paris harvesting sounds for what he calls a “public art installation,” a musical project that has taken him, Mr. Kozel and a team of seven to one of the most visited monuments in the world.

His mission is to “play the Eiffel Tower” by striking its surfaces, collecting sounds through a microphone and using them as samples for an hourlong composition called “Tower Music.” He eventually hopes for a live, on-site performance of the work to celebrate the tower’s 125th anniversary next year.

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