Frédéric Nogray - Sunset SoundriseMusician: Frédéric Nogray
Album title: Sunset Soundrise
Style: Field Recording
Size MP3 version: 1426 mb
Size APE version: 1709 mb
Size WMA version: 1377 mb
Rating ✫: 4.3
Format: MP4 RA WAV DXD ADX VOC ASF
Genre: Audiobooks, sounds
Frédéric Nogray - Sunset Soundrise mp3 album
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Composed By – Frédéric Nogray
- Graphics – Frédéric Nogray, Tony Whitehead
- Mastered By – Frédéric Nogray
- Photography By – Frédéric Nogray
NotesEdition of 50
"We walked for a long time on the slope of a hill in the rainforest to find a good spot to record the sounds of the wildlife at sunset. Because of the tropical heat and the weight of my recording equipment in my backpack, climbing was not so easy. We found a site to install my microphones in an interesting soundscape, not too near the top of the slope where there were not enough trees to deaden the sounds of human activities all around, and not too close to the stream below.
The people in charge of the botanical garden had told me in this location I could witness an abundance of animal life at sunset. This precise moment the diurnal animals are looking for their last meal before rest while the nocturnal wildlife are waking up little by little as the sun disappears...
I thought tropical forests were always full of sounds from animals, however in this location - and some others - I discovered that it was possible to experiment with deep quietness. In these near silent places, each sound - every piece of information - comes to us in more and more detail as minutes and hours pass. This composition is an attempt to share this particular way to deal with time."
Sunset Soundrise belongs to a series of dreamlike sonic compositions from field recordings in the wild by the Caribbean Sea, on the North Coast of Honduras during two travels there in 2012.
All sounds used here were field recorded on 25 August 2012, in the rainforest near Centro de Investigación y Jardín Botánico Lancetilla during sunset from 4.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Then they have simply been assembled, softly edited and mastered at Studio No*Mad in Paris in October and November 2012.
Thank you very much Don Vindel and Ingeniro Luis Bejerano at Centro de Investigación y Jardín Botánico Lancetilla, Tony Whitehead, with very special thanks to Marcella Perdomo and AETA Audio System.
The cover image is a picture from the “Andara Painting” series by Frédéric Nogray.