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One Collective Breath Janet Cardiff's 'the Forty Part Motet' | Kqed Arts

One Collective Breath Janet Cardiff's 'the Forty Part Motet' | Kqed Arts | Found Sounds | Scoop.it
One Collective Breath: Janet Cardiff's 'The Forty Part Motet' | KQED Arts, Elements of Art: Space | KQED Arts, Travel Guide to Cardiff, Wales (UK), a visitors guide to cardiff, United Kingdom (UK) Travel Guide - City Hall in Cardiff
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The unexpected beauty of everyday sounds

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Using examples from birdsong, the natural lilt of emphatic language and even a cooking pan lid, singer-songwriter and TED Fellow Meklit Hadero shows how the everyday soundscape, even silence, makes music. "The world is alive with musical expression," she says. "We are already immersed."
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Scientists may have solved a mystery that’s been ticking for 350 years

Scientists may have solved a mystery that’s been ticking for 350 years | Found Sounds | Scoop.it
A new study seeks to explain why neighboring pendulum clocks start to synchronize their swings.
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What Happens When You Sing An 800 Year Old Icelandic Hymn In A Train Station? THIS.

What Happens When You Sing An 800 Year Old Icelandic Hymn In A Train Station? THIS. | Found Sounds | Scoop.it
This gave me the chills. It sounds so majestic and beautiful.
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The Gong-Banging, Pitch-Bending Sound of Early Southeast Asia

The Gong-Banging, Pitch-Bending Sound of Early Southeast Asia | Found Sounds | Scoop.it
Richard Gehr on Dust-to-Digital's 'Longing for the Past' compilation of music from Southeast Asia
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Why Stonehenge might have been used as a giant xylophone

Why Stonehenge might have been used as a giant xylophone | Found Sounds | Scoop.it
According to experts from London's Royal College of Art, some of the stones sound like bells, drums, and gongs when they are played.
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Cedric Watson's gourd banjo "Chinqapin Pie"

This is a song that I am trying to learn called Chinqapin Pie. Excuse the bad notes I'm just a beginner lol!
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Tabu Ley Rochereau, king of Congolese rumba dies

Tabu Ley Rochereau, king of Congolese rumba dies | Found Sounds | Scoop.it
African superstar and king of Congolese rumba Tabu Ley Rochereau died on Saturday aged 76 in a hospital in Belgium, his family said
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▶ Jim Wilson | God's Chorus of Crickets | crickets audio recording slowed way down by acornavi

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The Human Harp Transforms the Brooklyn Bridge into a Giant Musical Instrument | Inhabitat New York City

The Human Harp Transforms the Brooklyn Bridge into a Giant Musical Instrument | Inhabitat New York City | Found Sounds | Scoop.it
Architecture meets sound: the Human-Harp project is making music with the Brooklyn Bridge.
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Remembering the Trenches: Einstürzende Neubauten’s ‘Lament’

Remembering the Trenches: Einstürzende Neubauten’s ‘Lament’ | Found Sounds | Scoop.it
Luke Turner talks with Blixa Bargeld about the industrial group's tribute to World War I — and witnesses its terrors firsthand.
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The Ballad of Geeshie and Elvie

The Ballad of Geeshie and Elvie | Found Sounds | Scoop.it
On the trail of the phantom women who changed American music and then vanished without a trace.
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The Origin and Cultural Evolution of Silence

The Origin and Cultural Evolution of Silence | Found Sounds | Scoop.it
'Sound imposes a narrative on you, and it's always someone else's narrative.' A recent New York Times Magazine piece on the extinction of...

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Finding Fela! Documentary To Premiere At Sundance

Finding Fela! Documentary To Premiere At Sundance | Found Sounds | Scoop.it
Director Alex Gibney's "Finding Fela!" documentary is set to premiere at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
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Researchers reveal Stonehenge stones hold incredible musical properties | Ancient Origins

Researchers reveal Stonehenge stones hold incredible musical properties | Ancient Origins | Found Sounds | Scoop.it
A team of researchers from London’s Royal College of Art (RCA) have discovered that the stones used to construct Stonehenge hold musical properties and when struck, sound like bells, drums and gongs.
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The Legends of Mississippi Blues You’ve Never Heard Of

The Legends of Mississippi Blues You’ve Never Heard Of | Found Sounds | Scoop.it
Lou Bopp was mostly shooting corporate photos on Wall Street when the financial crash of 2008 dried up his client list. Perhaps not coincidentally, that’s when he started thinking about photographing blues culture.
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Listen to this: Study upends understanding of how humans perceive sound - Medical Xpress

Listen to this: Study upends understanding of how humans perceive sound - Medical Xpress | Found Sounds | Scoop.it
Listen to this: Study upends understanding of how humans perceive sound Medical Xpress A key piece of the scientific model used for the past 30 years to help explain how humans perceive sound is wrong, according to a new study by researchers at the...

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Da Vinci's String Organ Must Be Heard To Be Believed

Da Vinci's String Organ Must Be Heard To Be Believed | Found Sounds | Scoop.it
Pianist Slawomir Zubrzycki has brought one of Leonardo da Vinci's lesser-known inventions to life.
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