The transit of Venus / by Nigel Helyer and Simo Alitalo.
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|Transit of Venus||Simo Alitalo|
|Transit of Venus||Nigel Helyer|
Duration: 64 min.
This product forms part of the following series: Listening Room.
Broadcast on The Listening Room, on ABC Classic FM, 26 July 1999.
Non-commercial recording, for study purposes only.
Program no.: 25/99.
A program exploring recorded observations on nature during the transit of Venus in 1769, and contact and cohabitation with the peoples of the Pacific by those who travelled aboard Cook's Endeavour. At the centre of this radiophonic meditation is Herman Sporing, the Finnish draughtsman and naturalist who travelled with Cook. The authors made 2 museum installations and set up a website for Soundculture 99. This radio program was originally produced for Finnish Radio.
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