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Archive for August 21, 2013

Listen, Download: The Fabled Bells of St. Petersburg

WFMT's Jesse McQuarters at the bell tower

Climbing any kind of tall ladder can be a seemingly death-defying ordeal for a 6’5″ radio producer with an embarrassingly high center of gravity. Clambering up a pencil-thin ladder at Vladimirskaya Cathedral, worn with countless decades of passage, into the bowels of a bell tower in St. Petersburg, then, must be an exercise in madness