Here is a recording of the change of the bell harmonics from inside a cloister overhang and then stepping out into the courtyard. I step out around 17 seconds.
Binaural of sitting in an olive grove for 40 minutes wav here
This was a bell tolling the end of a funeral at the church of Santiago in Jaca. This is a very strange bell, and one I was very grateful to have captured. It does not normally ring on the hour.
I have not posted in a while because I have been in the remote Pyrenees and have not been able to get batteries to feed my zoom. Right before I lost power, I recorded the strange bell in the town of sarsamarquello. I admired how it echoed off of the graveyard walls.
Another valley recording! I recorded these bells because they were ringing clear, and they were so musical. It is almost a composition in itself. Maybe I will "compose" it. I guess I would have to credit the cute cows. I walk by them as quietly as I can, with hopes that they won't get nervous. … Continue reading Cowbells in Fields
Vic is an incredible sounding place. No recordings can do it justice, but I had to try to capture at least a hint of it. I think Vic is so incredible because it is a sizeable old city, but so quiet. When I did a sound walk in the morning, it was absolutely still except … Continue reading 13 centuries in 15 minutes through Vic
This morning, the birds were singing in the caves and cliffs. This is a recording of their reflections and a very unusual call echoing in the rocks.
Yesterday we walked up the Montserrat mountain and stayed at the monastery. It was very difficult, but worth every moment. I was most struck by the sound of their bell tower ringing from the mountains and reflecting from the rocks and the monastery. I recorded this from the window of the pilgrim hostel.
A year ago, I randomly attended a tour of the Artés wine cooperative. I remember the wines, of course, and the fresh produce. And one particular cell within their underground tunnels. The 'Artium' wine cooperative is one of the oldest co-ops around. They still make all of their wines by hand and transport everything by … Continue reading Artium
This recording was taken while standing on a hill and listening to the cows eat grass and subsequently ring the bells around their necks. On my right is a hill and a cliff, and my left is an open field and a valley