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PRI's Environmental News Magazine

Earth Ear - Into India

Air Date: Week of January 20, 2012

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A market in India (Eric Parker)

The spiritual landscape of India captured in sound.

Transcript

[SOUND OF MOVING WATER]

GELLERMAN: We leave you this week in India.

[ECHOING MUSIC, MOVING WATER]

GELLERMAN: The Indian subcontinent is a spiritual soundscape. Hildegard Westerkamp put together this audio collage. She gathered sounds of religious chants, morning prayers and holy places. This cut “Attending to Sacred Matters,” can be found on her CD “Into India.”

[Hildegard Westerkamp “Attending To Sacred Matters” from Into India: A Composers Journey (Earsay productions 2002).]

 

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Hildegard Westerkamp: Into India

 

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