KPFA-FM Music Dept. ➔ World Ear Project: U. S. Naval Supply Center, Seattle WA., 1970.

Analog Audio


Event Type
Other Finds
Origin
KPFA
Identifier
WEP.1970.08.12.02
Program Series
World Ear Project
Program Length
30 min
Dates
1970-08-20 | broadcast
| 1970-08-12 | created
Description
Several recordings made by Charles Amirkhanian from a backyard on Magnolia Bluff overlooking the U. S. Naval Supply Center railroad yard in Seattle, Washington, on Aug. 12, 1970. Recording from Naval Capt. John Hansen’s house at 1963 23rd Ave. W. at several points during the day (7:17 PM to 7:30 PM and 11:36 PM to 11:48 PM) with the mic in a couple of slightly different locations, Amirkhanian captures the sounds of trains squealing and seagulls crying and other ambient sounds.
Genres
Field recordings
Musical Selections
[overlooking the US Naval Supply Center railroad yard, Seattle, Washington, 8/12/1970] / Charles Amirkhanian
Subjects
Ambient sounds
Field recordings
Railroad sounds
Animal sounds
Acknowledgment
Funding for the preservation of this program made possible through a grant by the GRAMMY Foundation.
Related places
Seattle (Wash.) (was recorded at)
Berkeley (Calif.) (was broadcast at)
Related Entities
Amirkhanian, Charles