REEL 69 [DAT 32]
Wensleydale, England May 15/75
A [ID 1 0:27]
1. HARD RAW FORCE - WATERFALLS
B [ID 2 7:52]
2. "BUTTERTUBS" (deep natural holes in the ground), tossing stones into pit, bouncing off sides as they fall in.
mark * children from school bus get out and approach the pit, listen, then move away. [10:35]
C [ID 3 19:36]
3. SHEPHERD AT WORK in the distance.
[ID 4 22:39]
4. SHEPHERD AT WORK
D [ID 5 25:40]
5. CONVERSATION WITH TWO OLD HIKERS about sounds on Pennine Way (Road to Tan Hill).
E [ID 6 31:34]
6. ASKING FOR INFORMATION ABOUT LEAD MINES
F [ID 7 35:50]
7. GREAT DUNN FELL RADIO TOWER, Conversation about the Helm Wind.
mark * wind talk begins. [36:54]
G [ID 8 43:46]
8. HIGH FORCE WATERFALL
1. High, piercing spectrum. This waterfall drops about 100' into an amphitheatre -type formation (a horseshoe-shaped gorge)
2. Rocks bounce off stone walls as they fall down the pit, creating interesting rhythmic patterns. The children huddle around, listening, ("Shh!, Be quiet!") for awhile as the recordists continue to toss stones.
3,4. Lark singing in entrance foreground, shepherd slowly to dog in distance, hardly audible.
6. Note timbral differences between interior voices of recordists and exterior voice of woman by the road. Note also the quiet ambience.
7. Note intensity and timbral change in voice of the man with heavy dialect as he turns away from the microphones, a change from interior to exterior quality.