Sounds of Beauty & Wonder
Glass / Works is a Kontakt player instrument which collects together 3 extremely unusual and rare musical instruments which use glass to generate sound : Le Cristal Baschet, The Glass Armonica, and a set of Cloud Chamber Bowls.
Just locating these instruments was a challenge in itself - the third in the collection, Cloud Chamber Bowls, proved so elusive that after a lot of research and enquiries, Soniccouture realised that if they wanted to sample some, they would have to build a set theirselves. The first two instruments - Le Cristal and the Glass Armonica, as strange and beautiful as each other - required them to make a trip to Paris, to the studio of Thomas Bloch.
Cloud Chamber Bowls
Bowed Chamber Bowls
Le Cristal Baschet
THOMAS BLOCH : MASTER OF GLASS
One man is ubiquitous when it comes to rare glass instruments ; Thomas Bloch. A classical musician specialising in rare instruments, Thomas is a virtuoso who has worked with many famous names - Radiohead, Gorrilaz, John Cage, Tom Waits, and Milos Foreman to name very few. He is best known for 3 instruments - Ondes Martenot, the Cristal Baschet and the Glass Armonica.
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