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Touch Radio 053: Tom Lawrence - The lough's breath

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:29:04

  • Shelf mark

    C1428/53

  • Recording date

    2008-2009

  • Recording locations

    Lough Neagh, Scotland

  • Performers

    Lawrence, Tom (producer, recordist, narrator)

  • Description

    Touch Radio: 'During 2008/9 while working as a sound recordist for BBC Radio 4 Natural History Unit, sound recordist and composer Dr. Tom Lawrence spent six months recording and documenting the sounds above and below the waves of Lough Neagh, the largest water-mass in the British Isles. This programme is a compelling audio-log of those recordings, featuring breath-taking underwater sounds of beetles, frogs, eels, fish and other life. The programme also presents sounds above the water including migratory birds, industry and evocative soundscapes of forestry and the elements.' Recording equipment: SQN Mixer, DPA Hydrophone, DPA omni-directional mics, SD702 recorder, Sennheiser M-S rig, Neuman 82, contact mics (piezos). Programme first published on Touch Radio website, 26th June 2010.

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