Bill Fontana

Also known as William Fontana
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Discography of Bill Fontana:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Australian Sound Sculptures 2 Audio 1990 Edition Block
2 Sounds Of The Bay Area 9 Audio 1983 KQED-FM
3 Virtual Nature 6 Audio 1996 ORF
4 Landscape Soundings / Klang - Landschaften 3 Audio 1990 ORF
5 Ohrbrücke / Soundbridge Köln - San Francisco 3 Audio 1994 WERGO
6 Field Recordings Of Natural Sounds 6 Audio 1983 Sierra Club
7 Sound Sculpture 5 Audio 1978 EMI (Australia) Limited
8 Klangsituationen In Berlin (10 Aufnahmen) 10 Audio 1983 Edition Giannozzo Berlin
9 Ile Sonore 8 Audio 1994 Ile Sonore


Bill Fontana (April 25, 1947, Cleveland, Ohio) is an American sound artist who developed an international reputation for his pioneering experiments in sound sculpture and field recordings.

Fontana produced radio sound art projects for [l=BBC], [l=European Broadcast Union], [l=Australian Broadcasting Corporation], [l=National Public Radio], [l=Westdeutscher Rundfunk], [l=Sveriges Radio], [l=Radio France] and [l=ORF].

Since the early 1970s Fontana has used sound as a sculptural medium to interact with and transform our perceptions of visual and architectural spaces. He has realized sound sculptures for Whitney Museum of American Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Cologne Museum Ludwig, Frankfurt Post Museum, Vienna Art History and Natural History Museums, Tate Modern and Tate Britain, Venice Biennale, Melbourne National Gallery of Victoria, among others.


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