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Classical Notes: December 5, 2012 Archive

A Symphony of Tape Decks

Posted at 10:34 AM on December 5, 2012 by Emily Reese (4 Comments)

Artist Stephen Cornford has an exhibit in Germany I'd love to experience in person.

Cornford's piece, Binatone Galaxy, features 28 tape decks of varying models, from different decades, connected to each other such that each deck amplifies the sound of the machine to which it's connected.

Perhaps better to see and hear, than to explain:

When the five-odd minute video finished, I was disappointed it was over. I was shocked at how much I enjoyed the sounds and rhythms.

[Hat tip: American Composer's Forum via Co.Design]

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