March 24, 2018, SF Bay Area The children are here and they are not going away.  Powerful youth voices from the Bay Area March for Our Lives Rally in San Francisco includes 9th grader Maya Segal, one of the event organizers, 6th graders Dylan and Charlotte Dodson, Ayia Abraham, freshman at Margory Stoneman Douglas High … More #ListenToThem

Thirteenth Floor

Please use headphones/buds and let your imagination go.  Recorded August 26, 2017, San Francisco; September 29, 2017, Athens, OH; and January 29, 2018, Grace Cathedral, SF.  Thank you to Sound Healing Symphony, in this cut featuring Marco Ferrero, Loriel Starr, Xenia Giollo and Celine Rezvani, gong and Russell Feingold, didgeridoo.  

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

How Old You Are

If you spend a lot of time thinking how old you are You Put away Many days So you don’t Have the Days to think about. My mother, Anne G. Perry, in 36 seconds, on the practicalities involved when aging.

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.


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.