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Hark: An Acoustic Archaeology of Elizabethan England

Chris Brookes and Alan Hall sift the sound-worlds of two contemporary English environments in search of evidence of the vivid aural landscapes inhabited by Shakespeare and Elizabeth I. With contributions from bell-ringer Simon Meyer, Shakespearean voice coach Stewart Pearce, historian Elizabeth Goldring, retired river-man Gordon Dickens, acoustic archaeologist Bruce Smith and musician Anthony Rooley.

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45 minutes

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Tue 1 Sep 2009 21:30

Six Secret Smuggled Books

Nelson mandela

Six classic works of literature we wouldn't have read if they hadn't been smuggled...



Seven images inspired by the grid

World Music collector, Sir David Attenborough

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The field recordings Attenborough of music performances around the world.

Attenborough's field recordings

Attenborough's field recordings

The unlikely music performances captured while searching for exotic animals to film.