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‘Resounding Earth’ - Forging Music From Metal

Sometimes you can feel the clear sound of a bell from your head to your feet.  Take that idea and think big and you may have an idea of what Augusta Read Thomas is trying to do with Resounding Earth. The unique percussion piece is scored exclusively for metals, and features more than 125 bells from a wide variety of cultures and historic periods.   Thomas, an award-winning American composer, says she has always been attracted to bell-like sound. “The title Resounding...

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