Tag: Bronze Collection

“…an eye illumined by another sun…”

Featured artist Joseph Bertolozzi performs “…an eye illumined by another sun…” on the solo gong at the 9ways Academia Gong Conference in Perkasie, PA, July 10, 2023. Program Notes “…an eye illumined by another sun…” takes its formal structure from biblical Hebrew poetry using thought-based parallelism, primarily synthetic: a rhythmic and or timbral premise is proposed, and a variation of… Read more →

Solo Gong performance & discussion

Joseph Bertolozzi presents his work for solo gong: “…an eye illumined by another sun…” at the 9Ways Academia in Perkasie, PA., on July 10, 2023, performing and discussing his composition & techniques for the solo gong. All spots are sold out. #gong #bronze collection #bertolozzi #mitchnur     Read more →


Gongs are usually thought of as a “one trick pony”…just a big crash. They are far more nuanced than that as my long history of playing them has revealed. In this video you’ll experience the very real world of artificial harmonics from pitched and supposedly non-pitched gongs. Remember, you heard it here first! Read more →


I will perform new work for solo gong “…an eye illumined by another sun…” Feb 25, 2023 at 8pm at Ramapo College, in Mahwah, NJ. Tix here: https://rcnj.ludus.com/index.php?show_id=20515 This 12 minute work probes the unexpected musical profiles of the solo gong. After years of gigantically public statements in composing Bridge Music upon New York’s Mid Hudson Bridge and Tower Music upon… Read more →

Award-winning SOUNDHUNTERS premieres Sept 19, ARTE Channel

This Saturday September 19 at 11:10pm on the ARTE Channel (France & Germany), Beryl Koltz’s new film SOUNDHUNTERS premieres. The film presents composers such as Jean-Michel Jarre and Joseph Bertolozzi in their search for music from the environment around them. A sneak peak at Bertolozzi working on Tower Music from the Eiffel Tower, as well as his Bridge Music from New York… Read more →