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Björk – ‘Biophilia’

Björk commissioned several custom instruments for the shows surrounding the release of ‘Biophilia’ – one is a hybrid gamelan celeste; the original steel bars of a vintage orchestral celeste were replaced with bronze tonebars hand-made by UK cymbalsmith Matt Nolan, and the instrument was rebuilt and MIDIfied by Iceland’s top organ-maker, Björgvin Tòmasson.

This is a 2-minute brief montage of the making of the ‘Gameleste’

Camera: Andy McCreeth
Editing: Andy McCreeth and Matt Nolan

The Gameleste – a custom instrument for Björk from Andy McCreeth on Vimeo.

One comment

  1. Lovely to see this amazing thing. Wanna know more

    Comment by Gareth on June 30, 2011 at 4:17 pm

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