Music

Rolodex (in development), an opera for an unspecified number of vocalist/multi-instrumentalists by Gelsey Bell.

BUOY (2016), a 35-minute performance for vocalist and dancer by Gelsey and Biba Bell, premiered April 24, 2016 at Roulette, Brooklyn, NY.

Prisoner’s Song (2015), an evening-length performance by Gelsey Bell and Erik Ruin, premiered Oct. 14, 2015 at Roulette, Brooklyn, NY.

This Takes Place Close By (2015), an opera collaboratively composed and performed by thingNY, premiered Sept. 24, 2015 at the Knockdown Center, includes my songs “Ghosts” and “Death Comes Quick.”

WIFE (2015), a one-act opera by Gelsey Bell for three vocalists, who also play synth, vocoder, and domesticated feedback. Premiered on April 12, 2015, Wild Project, New York, NY.

Spent Horizon (2015) a duet for two improvising musicians by Gelsey Bell, premiered by Gelsey Bell and Odeya Nini on March 18, 2015 at Roulette, Brooklyn, NY.

Airs and Interruptions (2015) for voice, metallophone, and vocoder, by Gelsey Bell. To be played with John King’s EVENTtangos, created for a Merce Cunningham’s EVENT. Premiered March 10, 2015 with Compagnie CNDC-Angers/Robert Swinston at the Joyce, New York, NY.

Our Defensive Measurements (2013), a song cycle for five vocalist/instrumentalists by Gelsey Bell, premiered Feb. 22, 2013 at Roulette.

SCALING (2011) performed in Brooklyn and Boston.

Bathroom Songs (2010) performed in New York City, Toronto, Paris, Amsterdam, and others.

Telephone Songs (2006) performing in Brooklyn, NY.

Song Cycle in Time/Space (2005) performed in Bethlehem, PA.

 

ALBUMS

Ciphony (2017)Ciphony

with John King

  • 1. Pelagic
  • 2. Epipelagic
  • 3. Mesopelagic
  • 4. Bathypelagic
  • 5. Abyssopelagic
  • 6. Hadalpelagic

SCALING live at roulette (2012)

  • 1. Prelude
  • 2. Touched Down
  • 3. Postcards
  • 4. Mother Piano
  • 5. The Scientists Say
  • 6. Steinway and Sons
  • 7. It’s Mine

In Place of Arms (2010)

  • 1.  Sweetness
  • 2.  Courtney’s Song
  • 3.  Eurydice
  • 4.  American Girl
  • 5.  Necessary Fiction
  • 6.  Lie Still My (song for jack)
  • 7.  Delicate Balance
  • 8.  Myself/ to Myself
  • 9.  He Was Dominic
  • 10.  No Question
  • 11.  This Time
  • 12.  Light Punctures Through
  • 13.  Diner Omelets & Rummy

Albums made for the RPM Challenge

February (2008)

love is a just a crack in the space of you (2009)

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