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Clocks and Clouds: In A Pentagonal Room




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Type Of Work


  • Audio-Visual Recording / Broadcast

Abstract


  • IN A PENTAGONAL ROOM is the first CD of microtonal performance duo CLOCKS AND CLOUDS. The title refers to the unique five-sided reverberation chamber in which the recordings are made. The shape and surface of the room produce sounds and decays that last as long as 12 seconds enhancing the unique sounds of the duo's specially tuned instruments. The interaction of harmonics produced by the Meta-Slendro vibraphone and organ is captured via a special five microphone setup, resulting in what will probably be considered the definitive recording of these instruments. The album is totally acoustic and free of overdubs or enhancement. Even equalization is by-passed in order to retain the high quality of the original sounds.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Grady, K. & Narushima, T.. Clocks and Clouds: In A Pentagonal Room. Audio-visual recordingCD. Australia: AOA 3, 2013.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2304&context=lhapapers&unstamped=1

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/1299

Distribution Medium


  • CD

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Type Of Work


  • Audio-Visual Recording / Broadcast

Abstract


  • IN A PENTAGONAL ROOM is the first CD of microtonal performance duo CLOCKS AND CLOUDS. The title refers to the unique five-sided reverberation chamber in which the recordings are made. The shape and surface of the room produce sounds and decays that last as long as 12 seconds enhancing the unique sounds of the duo's specially tuned instruments. The interaction of harmonics produced by the Meta-Slendro vibraphone and organ is captured via a special five microphone setup, resulting in what will probably be considered the definitive recording of these instruments. The album is totally acoustic and free of overdubs or enhancement. Even equalization is by-passed in order to retain the high quality of the original sounds.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Grady, K. & Narushima, T.. Clocks and Clouds: In A Pentagonal Room. Audio-visual recordingCD. Australia: AOA 3, 2013.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2304&context=lhapapers&unstamped=1

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/1299

Distribution Medium


  • CD

Place Of Publication


  • Australia