In the sound composition “Time” the Sixteenth Century eglise of Bastide de Bassoues in the Midi Pyrenees of France meets a stairwell in the Musée des arts et métiers in Paris meets Southern Appalachian curios. The silent parts are not silent. Please use headphone/buds.
Between is a sound composition that recognizes and foregrounds the informal asides. It is adapted from my 2013 recording of a reading of Renata Ewing’s “The Voyage of Margaret Saville and Other Poems Concerning Frankenstein’s Creature.” Please use headphone/buds.
A composition on the mid-morning weekday rising of New York City including breakfast orders from the Red Flame Diner on West 44th Street near 6th Avenue and construction and street sounds from East 30th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenue and the Marianne Boesky Gallery on West 24th in Chelsea. The composition title derives from … More Whiskey Down
By Jane P. Perry: A sound composition on the critical water shortage facing the State in 2015, where mandatory outdoor watering rules are in effect with a utility district household use goal of 35 gallons of water per person per day. California Drought Measures is a collage of field recordings on a ZOOM H2n. Composition included … More California Drought Measures
Rockport, Massachusetts, USA, with just under eight thousand year round residents, sits on the tip of a peninsula called Cape Ann that extends ten miles East into the Atlantic Ocean and is accessible by car, train, or boat. Like many New England towns, Rockport lives with its early history. For several years our family rented … More On the Edge of a Continent
Cena, cenae, feminine, means dinner. Epistula, epistulae, feminine, means letter. Litterae, literaum, feminine, also equals letter. One littera is one letter of the alphabet. Gratia, gratiae, feminine, equals gratitude. Do not confuse it with gratus, grate, gratum, which means pleasing. All of us are gonna have to help each other out. So, like, you’re gonna, … More Latin Lesson