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MASS Ensemble



Per information posted at, April 21, 2006: "MASS is an internationally renowned performance group that combines the creative forces of artists, musicians, composers and choreographers. Through an exciting blend of sculpture, music, dance and the visual arts, MASS continues to delight audiences throughout the U.S. and abroad. MASS Ensemble is known for large-scale instruments and kinetic performances. The Earth Harp, "The World's Largest Stringed Instrument" and other MASS invented instruments are unique to MASS, as they were designed and created by Artistic Director, Bill Close. The giant sculptural instruments provide a landscape in which the artists perform."

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Acoustics of Light CD, 2001

Identifier: 006.02.12
Description of the Collection

Audio CD titled "Acoustics and Light" by MASS Ensemble. Recorded in S. R. Crown Hall (Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago) in 2001. the recording was made by "stringing" the interior of Crown Hall with wires and then playing them like a stringed instrument. Copyright 2001 MASS Ensemble.

Dates: 2001

Office of Communications and Marketing photographs and slides, 1975-2004

Identifier: 036.04.04
Description of the Collection

Photographs (prints and 35mm slides), videos, and CDs created or collected by the IIT Office of Communications and Marketing. A selection of topics that are depicted in the images are described at the series level.

Dates: 1975-2004; Majority of material found within 2000-2004

Additional filters:

College buildings -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
College campuses -- Illinois -- Chicago 1
Compact discs 1
Illinois Institute of Technology -- Students 1
Live sound recordings 1

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