Bells

The Bells of Wolfhamcote Church
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In this piece I have recorded the bells close up both with hard and soft mallets as well as from outside. From the close up sounds I removed the initial attack of the sounds leaving only the sustaining sound and harmonics. The sounds are layered to create a soft, evolving, drone like piece that fades into the real sounds of the bells recorded outside the church before returning to the soft mallet close ups.

Timothy Ellis

The following image was taken in the tower on the day of the recording.

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