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David Horvitz & Ches Smith, 47 Bells



David Horvitz’s 47 Suspended Bells, melted from a single (damaged) French church bell dating from 1742, on view as part of the Brooklyn Museum's 2014 exhibition Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond, were used in a performance onsite by jazz and experimental percussionist Ches Smith in a composition for vibraphone, timpani and the 47 bells. Recorded December 29, 2014. Our thanks to the museum for sharing this recording.
 

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