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    Default not music, but amazing nightingale song

    this season, nightingale nests only 10 meters from my recording studio
    recorded him these nights

    Last edited by dedindi; 04-17-2020 at 02:13 AM.

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    Very cool. Thank you for that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric View Post
    Very cool. Thank you for that.
    my pleasure =)

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    take a look on my another soundscape recorded on a summer night
    for recording, i used the chain
    mic pair AKG414 - tube preamp Drawmer 1969 - tube EQ EAR825 - tube limiter Manley Vary mu

    the crickets choir


    here are you can find the downloads of these nature sounds in wave 24/48, flac, and mp3

    https://musictales.club/tags/nature-sounds

    it's free for listening and sound production

    Serg

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    i was going to record bees for a long time
    it was not an easy task
    now i don’t think that bees are such hard workers as it described in fairy tales
    a plum bush blossomed near the studio
    i waited for bees one week connecting daily 100m of cables
    but they appeared only once and buzzed just two hours
    the wind hindered recordings
    so there is only 10 minutes but it is excellent
    this record is quieter than my other soundscapes
    but I did not raise the volume to an unnatural level
    bees are very quiet creatures


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    This review contains a transcript of the sounds of one overnight recording session featuring bird songs, cricket choirs, wind blowing, and other sounds of nature.

    These soundscapes were recorded during spring in the depths of a mixed forest where a set of microphones captured a stereo panorama. The captured soundscapes are that of a meadow with a diameter of about 100 meters that produces a multi-level echo and deep reverb.

    The nature concert opens with a nightingale recorded around midnight who tirelessly varies its song for an hour until it was frightened off by a creature who made a distinct rustle of foliage not far from the bird. The nightingale sings from the bush located on the left while the recording is balanced by the choirs of crickets audible, for the most part, in the right channel. In the center of the stereo panorama, you can clearly hear the wind sir the crowns of tall trees and then gradually subside towards the end of the track. In the background, another nightingale can sometimes be heard singing far in the depths of the forest.

    Nightingale song accompanied by wind, crickets, and woodland sounds:


    As you can hear, the soundscape is very much reminiscent of a musical performance since both the nightingale and the cricket choirs are tuned to a general tonic which in certain fragments of the recording is very close to the note E.

    After some time, the nightingale resumes its chanting, now having settled in the depths of the meadow. The bird's volume decreased due to the distance from the microphone but now it sings closer to the far edge of the forest meadow and the reverb has become deeper and more distinct. In the second part of the recording, the bird bustle increases to proclaim the dawn of a new day.

    Nightingale song in the predawn hours gives way to various bird calls and morning bustle:
    https://youtu.be/dl6l5-nNtOw

    On the left channel of the next soundscape, you can hear the red-backed shrike singing in the bush where the nightingale previously located. Perhaps it was the shrike nesting here who frightened off the nightingale. On the recording, the nightingale is still singing in the background surrounded by other birds.

    Shrike morning calls with nightingale and multiple birds in the background:
    https://youtu.be/nvfr8BgpxNA

    The following short piece contains a bird trio of the shrike, warbler, and nightingale. The warbler that comes later has an alarm-like call that goes well with the chirping of the shrike who will soon be silent. The warbler and shrike are heard in the left channel while a nightingale, singing in the distance, fills the background.

    Bird trio of shrike, warbler, and nightingale jamming together in the woods:
    https://youtu.be/1rLDCRfge-c

    The final morning recording of this set features all the awakened winged inhabitants of the forest, including the woodpecker tapping at the trunks of pine trees and flying around the meadow. By this time, сrickets have fallen almost completely silent and are partially overshadowed by the morning bustle of many species of birds.

    Morning bird orchestra featuring nightingale, shrike, warbler, and woodpecker:
    https://youtu.be/t78Ipdw7h0Y

    download these soundscapes for free in mp3, flac, wave 24/48
    https://musictales.club/tags/nature-sounds
    Last edited by dedindi; 06-14-2020 at 05:48 AM.

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