If we listen carefully to
flowing water in all of its varied forms, we may begin to hear
voices and ascribe human emotions to them. The voices may be
argumentative, even angry, as at the start of our journey, but
suddenly they may become hushed as we enter a large cavern. A
mysterious voice seems to give us commands as we await the
next stage, while ethereal voices guide us along. The commands
become more insistent until the waters burst forth with
transcendent song in a celebration of water and life.
What The Waters Told Me
is available on sonus.ca
Original recordings from the WSP Recording Collection and the
composer's cellphone recordings. Sound processing realized with
Soundhack convolution, with spatialization created by Harmonic
matrix mixer, marketed by Outboard Inc (UK).
Sound Example available
A detailed documentation of the entire work, its sources,
processing and multi-track mixing scheme is available from
the composer (firstname.lastname@example.org), as well as the 8-track
soundfiles for performance.