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For the record : Scenic railway / by Russell Stapleton. Sound polaroid : Elections / by Emmanuel Loubet. What Tokyo / by Tony Barrell. Sound polaroid : Air conditioners / by Emmanuel Loubet. The big sleep / by Sarah Peebles.

  • 1 CD (56 min.)
  • Sales Availability: This item is not commercially available from the Australian Music Centre. We regret that we cannot offer it for sale.
  • Library Availability: CDL 316 — Available for loan

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What Tokyo Tony Barrell

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Duration: 56 min.

This product forms part of the following series: Listening Room.

Summary: 'The big sleep': The Canadian composer Sarah Peebles is fascinated with the sound and music of Japan - cicadas, frogs, and the sho. Performers: Hiromi Yoshida (sho), Sarah Peebles (sho, keyboards) and Ikuo Kakehashi (percussion).

Summary: 'Air conditioners': A sonic snapshot by a French composer, resident in Japan, The composer strolls through the Japanese suburbs at night to record and perform the erratic humming of air conditioners.

Summary: 'What Tokyo': A feature recorded in Tokyo, investigating the modern city post the firebombing of 1945. With Kim Gyngell and the voices of several contributors.

Summary: 'Elections': A sonic snapshot by a French composer, resident in Japan, of electioneering in that country where campaigning is done on the streets.

Summary: 'Scenic railway': A story from a sound recordist's diary. With Kim Gyngell.

Non-commercial recording. For study purposes only.

Broadcast on The Listening Room on ABC Classic FM, 3 March 2003.


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