sounding out in wales 2013

22 11 2013

Sounding Out is a project exploring outdoor and natural acoustics, architecture and sacred sites. these recordings are documents of in situ improvisations, inspired by the spirit and the special characteristics of a location.

on a trip round wales, a few musical stops offered a nice break from serious hiking. from holywell to llanwrst and betwsycoed, anglesea and north herefordshire… the trend of this series is certainly intimate and remote places, and yet the acoustic qualities are nonetheless wonderful. here are a few moments of inspiration i captured…

all the tracks below are also available here:
http://www.spacers.lowtech.org/herve/field/soundout/soundout.html

 

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melodic meditation

st bartholomew’s church, richard’s castle

herefordshire

soprano saxophone, 10 august 2013

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the calling

st bartholomew’s church, richard’s castle

herefordshire

soprano saxophone, 10 august 2013

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crop circular

st bartholomew’s church, richard’s castle

herefordshire

soprano saxophone, 10 august 2013

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box pews

st bartholomew’s church, richard’s castle

herefordshire

soprano saxophone, 10 august 2013

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illicit reading

vale crucis abbey

wales

soprano saxophone, 09 august 2013

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chapter house

vale crucis abbey

wales

soprano saxophone, 09 august 2013

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cumulus linguae

gwydir uchaf chapel

wales

soprano saxophone, 09 august 2013

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sopranostratus

gwydir uchaf chapel

wales

soprano saxophone, 09 august 2013

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trees and stone

lligwy settlement

anglesea

soprano saxophone, 07 august 2013

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the healing

holywell chapel

wales

soprano saxophone, 05 august 2013

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in passing

holywell chapel

wales

soprano saxophone, 05 august 2013

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by the pool

holywell chapel

wales

soprano saxophone, 05 august 2013

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