All Terrain #1

recordings & text by Shirley Pegna

Sound heard:  body tissue noise and breathing at rest.

Name of track: Body Pressure 11.05

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Stethoscope contact – held still on jaw


Bristol UK (Latitude 51.4690527°, Longitude -2.5829104°.)

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 Accompanying text from distant place:

 “The temperature is 40 degrees below zero. A man`s breath freezes on his beard; the air is so dry the bone-chilling cold feels half as frigid as it might in moister climes.” (Merlin J)


Jokkmokk, Sweden (Latitude 66.6°, Longitude 19.9°.)


J.Merin for Chicago Tribune