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SOUNDINGS #1 12:30
SOUNDINGS #2 02:17
SOUNDINGS #3 04:04
SOUNDINGS #4 03:57
SOUNDINGS #5 10:17


Imagine the most amazing metallic sounds heard underwater, that's SOUNDINGS. Written for, and premiered at, the 2010 Ingenuity Fest in Cleveland, Ohio, SOUNDINGS is performed on over 50 Gongs, Singing Bowls, Bell Cymbals, and a specially constructed set of 6 aluminum Sounding Plates. It is a contemporary classical piece in 5 movements.

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released September 30, 2010

Written, performed, & produced by Michael Bettine. recorded at The Gong Room in September 2010. Special thanks to Paiste for the Gongs, and Mike Balter for the Mallets.


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Michael Bettine

Percussion as a way of life. For over 45 years now Michael has hit things for a living, making an unabashed glorious noise. He believes in following his own muse wherever it leads him and loves exploring new sonic frontiers. He currently works outside of the realms of time & space. ... more

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