Releasing The Music In The Golden Gate Bridge

Using accelerometers, microphones, speakers and amplifiers for uses that their designers surely never foresaw, Bill Fontana has been making sound art since the 1970s. Trained as a composer, he soon found an interest in the physics of sound and in the music inherent in the sounds of everyday life. He now develops music that uses sounds created with technological means. His innovative vision has become internationally renowned through critically-acclaimed installations all around the world. Big Ben, the Brooklyn Bridge and the Arc de Triomphe are just some of the well-known structures to have had their pulses felt by Fontana as he sets out to show us the music that exists within both structures and everyday sounds. 

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