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Dawn Chorus, Primeval Forest and Jaguars at Night: Listen to Nature’s Orchestra

For three decades, Bernie Krause has collected the sounds of nature, from Amazon jungles to Antarctic glaciers and even ant colonies. For Krause, the sounds aren't ambience, but biological orchestras of extraordinary beauty and complexity. In this gallery, you can hear some of his favorite recordings.
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Why a soundscape is worth a thousand pictures

Academics / General Science : CultureLab (3 years ago)

Bernie Krause, author of The Great Animal Orchestra, explains how audio recordings of the natural world offer an insight into intricate habitats Read Post

VIDEO: Orchestra Of Spheres’ “2,000,000 Years”

Entertainment / Music : This Is Book's Music (14 hours ago)

The Rolling Stones once did a song called “2000 Light Years From Home” and almost a decade later, Kiss offered “100,000 Years”. Orchestra Of Spheres have not been the only band to cover a song with a timely theme but they’ve done so... Read Post

Lang Lang Guests with Shanghai Orchestra at Carnegie Hall; Listens to Justin Timberlake, Kanye West

Entertainment : Speakeasy - WSJ.com (5 years ago)

The "Ancient Paths, Modern Voices" festival, which ran for three weeks at Carnegie Hall and celebrated Chinese culture, came to an end last night with a performance by the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra and a guest appearance by Chines... Read Post


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