small sounds

The ear is a doorway to wonder and awe. The little everyday sounds that we take for granted can, with a slight shift in attention, context, speed, or emphasis, reveal hidden layers of deep meaning and great beauty.

Here is a sampling of field recordings, compositions, and sonic ephemera from my studio.

Whoiam(everyoneihaveeverknown)

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[4:08 · download]

Low Tide Vernal Dusk

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[2:43 · download]

The old barn in winter

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[3:39 · download]

Crystal Trees

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[1:47 · download]

Ice needles

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[2:17 · download]

The sound of a wild snail eating

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[0:49 · download]

Low tide at dusk in spring

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[3:37 · download]

Slow peepers

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[3:01 · download]

The arithmetic of spring

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[3:38 · download]

A sounding board for the wind

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[2:50 · download]

Storm surf

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[2:00 · download]

Wind in the old barn

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[4:21 · download]

Wind in the grass

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[2:32 · download]

Vernal pool at dusk

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[3:02 · download]

Falling glass

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[3:35 · download]

“Night of a Thousand Songs”

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[0:59 · download]

A day of bells

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[4:45 · download]

Oceanic ambience

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[2:46 · download]

New Year’s bells

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[2:45 · download]

Surf on Singing Beach

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[3:29 · download]

The AM radio graveyard

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[3:26 · download]

Raucous toads

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[2:08 · download]

Dawn at Inkwe Pan

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[3:53 · download]

Ten simultaneous songs

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[3:14 · download]

Strimples

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[2:14 · download]

Slow ocean ripples

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[1:56 · download]

Sunday morning bells, Zürich

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[2:00 · download]

Ancestral cricket song

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[5:06 · download]

Underwater river life

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[2:14 · download]

Band practice, with dog

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[0:29 · download]

Thank you for your cooperation

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[0:10 · download]

Xylem flowin

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[3:53 · download]

Spring peepers

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[0:14 · download]