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P.E.M. Takes A Flight Of Fancy05:33

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Rock music has gone to the birds in a new exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem. The sonic installation is the work of French artist Celeste Boursier-Mougenot and features 70 zebra finches playing about a dozen electric guitars in a walk-through gallery space-cum-aviary. Sounds like a flight of fancy, right? WBUR's Andrea Shea has more.

This segment aired on January 17, 2014.

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