Tower Music Updates

BRIDGE MUSIC BEGINS ITS SIXTH SEASON

Starting today, composer Joseph Bertolozzi’s Bridge Music is back on the tower landings of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Mid-Hudson Bridge and available for the public to enjoy along with the majestic views of the Hudson River. “The Bridge Authority is proud to be able to host this unique and groundbreaking musical composition for a 6th year,” Bridge Authority Executive Director Joseph… Read more →

BERTOLOZZI TO LECTURE ON TOWER MUSIC AT CLARK UNIVERSITY

Joseph Bertolozzi will lecture on #TowerMusic at Clark University‘s 2015 Dialogue Symposium, Monday, March 16 @ 7pm in the Higgins Lounge at Dana Commons.   He will describe sampling and playing the Eiffel Tower, one of the world’s most famous monuments, the music he created, and the possibilities of playing the world around us. Co-sponsored by the Higgins School of Humanities… Read more →

DOCUMENTARY FEATURING BRIDGE/TOWER MUSIC WINS AWARD

The SOUNDHUNTERS documentary, featuring both Bridge Music and Tower Music / Musique de la Tour, as well as the work of Jean-Michel Jarre and others, won the “FIPA d’Or” award for best trans-media documentary at this French festival. It will be released on European TV later this year. Will let you know if/when it airs in USA. https://www.facebook.com/festival.FIPA/photos/a.10152015538524902.1073741826.90262629901/10152882705644902/?type=1&fref=nf Read more →

SEVENTH MOVEMENT OF TOWER MUSIC COMPLETE

I’ve just finished the movement that will close the Tower Music album, but it’s not the last piece I’ll be writing. This massive addition is almost 11 minutes long and runs the gamut from a blood-curdling opening, to a slow, soft tribal dance, to rhythmically vigorous and eccentric melodic patterns. This piece kept me excited throughout its composition. This piece… Read more →

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY FILM TO INCLUDE TOWER/BRIDGE MUSIC

A European film crew shooting a feature documentary on composers is in the USA covering my work at the Mid Hudson Bridge (Bridge Music) and the Eiffel Tower (Tower Music). Entitled Sound Hunters, the film includes Peter Gabriel, Jean-Michel Jarre, Brian Eno and others. The film has the “haut patronage” of UNESCO. Beryl Koltz is the director and the film is being… Read more →