Two Urban Orchestras: San Francisco and Habana

Two Urban Orchestras: San Francisco and Habana presents the vitality of two urban acoustic ecologies, where animals and noise each carry a signature as part of the soundscape score of the ecosystem.  These signatures provide unique voices and rhythms within which life occurs.  With credit to the bioacoustician Bernie Krause. Part I:  Lapidge Alley on … More Two Urban Orchestras: San Francisco and Habana

Redwood Creek, Muir Woods

While tour brochures for Muir Woods National Monument mention the murmurings of Redwood Creek, I found a far more rich, sonorous language of resonance, roil, rush, roar, and dappled run. Come walk amongst the Redwood ecology of this forest 12 miles North of San Francisco, with the wildlife and other visitors.

Lisa Bielawa’s October 26, 2013 10a.m. “Crissy Broadcast” from Bielewa’s AIRFIELD BROADCASTS project.

A field recording of the world premiere performance of Lisa Bielawa’s “Crissy Broadcast” on October 26, 2013, Crissy Field, adjacent to the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA at 10am by • San Francisco Contemporary Music Players • San Francisco Girls Chorus • San Francisco Symphony Community of Music Makers • Chamber Chorus of the … More Lisa Bielawa’s October 26, 2013 10a.m. “Crissy Broadcast” from Bielewa’s AIRFIELD BROADCASTS project.

Time

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.

Knickbocker Knees

For have to not die. Got AIDS. Right now myself die. Oh! Cancer. Throat cancer. Right now I got nothin’ to eat. For those who don’t know me I’m a very unhappy. I got pain in my stomach. I’m not supposed to be beggin’ like that. I beg Jesus. For those who can help me … More Knickbocker Knees