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This is a 2022-cassette + booklet released in 2 by the Institute of Landscape and Urban Studies, a landscape architecture research group at the Zurich Institute of Technology, Switzerland. Contains 4 field recordings collected using the transect method at 4 locations in the world's longest tunnel, the Gotthard Bass Tunnel. *Due to the shape of the case, it will be shipped by Sagawa Express, so it will be a good deal if you purchase it with records, etc. *If you would like a digital sound source, please feel free to contact us. Below is an explanation by Isabelle Fehlmann, professor at the Zurich Institute of Technology. is. "Gotthard is associated with various stories and myths. The road across the Gotthard Mountains evolved from a mule path in the 13th century to an important road in the 19th century. The first railway line across the Gotthard Mountains was established in 1882. The bridge and gallery soon became known as Swiss landmarks. Gotthard was, and still is, the political, economic and cultural center of Switzerland. The interaction between the majestic Alpine peaks and modern transport infrastructure has been, and still is, a strong symbol of Swiss identity.The album ``Gotthard Transect'' The result of a seminar held at the Christophe Gilot Department of Landscape Architecture at ETH Zurich. Applying the line transect method, students recorded and collected acoustic and visual samples along defined lines through the landscape. The video is divided into four sections, each corresponding to a stage in crossing the mountain range.These reflect the students' physical proximity to the alpine landscape.The word transect comes from the Latin It comes from the words trans (to pass) and secare (to cut), and is also related to the Gotthard Base Tunnel, the world's longest, which opened in 4.The subtitle "Sight...
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This is a record released in December 2023 by the Institute of Landscape and Urban Studies, a research group at the Department of Landscape Architecture, ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Contains 12 field recordings made on the Morteratsch Glacier in Switzerland using hydrophones and self-made contact microphones. A photo book is included. *If you would like a digital sound source, please feel free to contact us. The following is an explanation by Christophe Girot, professor at the Zurich Institute of Technology. "Rapid ice melting has greatly shaped the Alpine region in recent years. It is a visible phenomenon and a symbol of ongoing climate change. Christophe Girot, Professor of Landscape Architecture at ETH Zurich For the past three years, students from the course and the Department of Architecture have been documenting the melting landscape of the Morteratsch Glacier region using underwater microphones, home-made contact microphones, and large- and medium-format analogue photographs. In contrast to the eerie stillness of the black and white photographs, the selection of works featured in this photobook transforms the ephemeral beauty of glaciers into an intense sensory experience, a meaningful witness to the rapid changes that are taking place in the Alpine landscape. Click here for label and other works ///...
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This is a 2023-disc compilation record released in December 12 by the Institute of Landscape and Urban Studies, a research group at the Department of Landscape Architecture at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. This is a recording work of the festival "Sonic Topologies" held in Zurich in June 2. Comes with a 2022 page booklet. This is a clear disc. *If you would like a digital sound source, please feel free to contact us. The following is an explanation by Ludwig Berger, professor at the Zurich Institute of Technology and festival curator. "How many ways can we hear places? 'Sonic Topologies' presents a wide range of sound research - underground and above ground, underwater and above water - in the urban landscape of Zurich. , exploring the sounds and acoustics of lakes. In June 6, 48 sound artists, architects and researchers held concerts, talks, walks and workshops at these locations. Artists and scientists , vibrates space, changes its context, connects us to distant places and times, and enables encounters that transcend the boundaries of species and disciplines. Through its diverse methods and means, this project As well as revealing aspects and possibilities, we also offer a versatile toolbox for the study of sonic landscapes, which we have compiled in the form of a text and photo glossary and two records. The first LP opens with the sonic stimulation of an empty cistern, followed by long reverberant vocal improvisations by Christian Zehnder and Saadet Turkes, followed by Canadian duo Reimer & Stein's vocal improvisations for horns and electronics. A resonant instrumental piece and Tomoko Sauvage's Waterbowl. The following piece enlivens the Käferberg hot springs with underwater and above-water speakers. A synthesizer piece by architect and composer Lee Tabor. You can hear the different speeds of sound, and Perilla's ambient songs immerse you in an intimate world of voices and harmonic waves.The second LP introduces the botanical garden's flora and fauna: Sound A chronological montage of spring morning birds by anthropologist Patricia Jaeggi. Laser recordings by biologists Juan López & Rok Sturm reveal the hidden vibrational world of summer insects. Banu...
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