Episode #1948

Program #1948

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Sunday, August 10, 2003

In this archival episode, "Music and Nature," we hear works that explore the boundaries between natural sound, sound art, and composition by Douglas Quin, Hildegard Westerkamp, Brian Eno, and others.

PROGRAM #1948, Music and Nature (First aired on Thurs., 8/30/01)





David Rothenberg & Marta Ulvaeus, editors

The Disc of Music and Nature

Dawn Solo from "Pied Butcherbirds of Spirey Creek" [3:30]
Ram Saran Nepali: The Butterflies of Jumla [4:30]
Hildegard Westerkamp: Beneath the Forest Floor [6:30]
Brian Eno: Ikebukoro/Madrid/4 [6:00]

CD is part of The Book Of Music And Nature, ed. by David Rothenberg & Marta Ulvaeus, Wesleyan University Press, 2001.

Jean Roche

The Dreams of Gaia

Venezuelan Wonderfrogs [3:30]

Earth Ear Records,;; 1-888-356-4918.

Douglas Quin

Forests: A Book Of Hours

Lauds/Chapter/Prime [7:00]

Earth Ear Records, see above.

David Rothenberg & Marta Ulvaeus, editors

The Disc of Music and Nature

Lucky People Center: In the Wilderness [5:00]
Douglas Quin/David Rothenberg: Toothwalking [5:00]

See above.

Michel Redolfi


Deep Sleep [5:00]
Crysallis [2:00]
Candela [1:00]

Ultrason Production, 1992. Available online from the following French-language website:

*, ** - Find the recordings you've heard - go to the New Sounds Recordings Information page

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