Sound heard: breath and heart – sounds resonated in chest.
Name of track
: Breath by ribs22.05
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Stethoscope contact: right lower back rib cage
Bristol UK (Latitude 51.4690527°, Longitude -2.5829104°.)
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Accompanying text from distant place:
“Your lungs fill & spread themselves,
wings of pink blood, and your bones
empty themselves and become hollow.”
Massachusetts USA (Latitude 412,3601°, Longitude -71.0589°.)
Margaret Atwood –
Flying Inside Your Own Body. Found in, Selected Poems II, (1986). Pub. Houghton Mifflin, p.65
ice melting onto a large plastic water barrel – Felicity Ford, 12.12.2008
On a recent visit to Berlin to perform it pays my way and it corrodes my soul with Stephen Cornford at LEAP, I made these recordings. Whenever I could I stopped and recorded my situation from the raucous queue outside a nightclub in Oxford to the escalators at Stansted and a Mexican dinner in Berlin. The recordings were made using an Edirol R-09HR.
23.46 …catching the train at Alexanderplatz
From the 1st – 24th December, we will reveal 24 seconds of sound from a warmer place here on the sound-diaries blog, taken from either Paul Whitty or Felicity Ford’s collections of holiday recordings.
Today’s sound was recorded by Paul Whitty in the New Forest, near Brockenhurst, on a Summer afternoon.