Finding ways to create something beautiful in the dark nights of a complex world
Jan. 23, 2022

Winter on the Moorings


As we begin to enter the depths of winter, this episode celebrates with a soundscape of winter at the moorings that tries to capture the life and energy of this season.  

Journal entry:

“18h January, Tuesday.

A rich winter moon hangs between the branches of the ash. 
 Beneath a sky veiled in ice, sheep 
 The colour of worn lead face the first glow of dawn.

Penny picks up the scent of rabbits
 We walk together on crystals and silence."

 

Episode Information

Ducks on iceDucks on ice

Ducks on IceWinter on the canal

Ice on CanalBeginning to ice over under sleety rain 

All audio used for this soundscape was recorded on site.  

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General Details

In the intro and the outro, Saint-Saen's The Swan is performed by Karr and Bernstein (1961) and available on CC at archive.org.

Two-stroke narrowboat engine recorded by 'James2nd' on the River Weaver, Cheshire. Uploaded to Freesound.org on 23rd June 2018. Creative Commons Licence. 

Piano and keyboard interludes composed and performed by Helen Ingram.

All other audio recorded on site. 

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