Sound Escapes – Studying to Be a Deep Listener

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Gordon Hempton is a sound recordist who has spent his life capturing the sounds of the pure world. He’s realized to be a deep listener, form of like a sonic meditator. And after a lifetime of touring the world and listening and recording, he nonetheless is amazed by what he hears. Discover the entire thing at BirdNote.org/SoundEscapes.

This present is made doable by Jim and Birte Falconer of Seattle, the Bobolink Basis, Idie Ulsh, and the Horizons Basis.

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Sound Escapes – Studying to Be a Deep Listener

Written by Mark Bramhill

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Gordon Hempton is a sound recordist who has spent his life capturing the sounds of the pure world. He’s realized to be a deep listener, form of like a sonic meditator. And after a lifetime of touring the world and listening and recording, he nonetheless is amazed by what he hears.

GH: I used to be just lately in a really distant a part of the Amazon rainforest. And I simply was taking all of it in. // And I start to listen to the insect patterns, and the way they’re rhythmic and every rhythm is a distinct insect, particularly as the sunshine weakens and we make the transition from day into night and evening. Oh my God. And I noticed that is the sound of the spinning Earth.  That that is really like an enormous clock // it’s simply so elaborate and so exact that’s past human invention.

[pot up and play zabalo ambi Let it go for 25 secs.]

Now Gordon needs that can assist you discover ways to begin listening to the workings of that large pure clock. You may get began at birdnote dot org slash sound escapes.

For BirdNote, I’m Ashley Ahearn.

This present is made doable by Jim and Birte Falconer of Seattle, the Bobolink Basis, Idie Ulsh, and the Horizons Basis.

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Bird and nature recordings by Gordon Hempton.
BirdNote’s theme music composed and performed by Nancy Rumbel and John Kessler.
Producer: John Kessler; Managing Producer: Jason Saul; Editor: Ashley Ahearn; Affiliate Producer: Ellen Blackstone; Assistant Producer: Mark Bramhill.
© 2019 Tune In to Nature.org   March 2019/2022   Narrator: Ashley Ahearn
 
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