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Caption: Samuri Armor, Credit: Renee Wilde
The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is nestled in a beautiful stretch of public parks that mark the confluence of the Stillwater and Great Miami Rive...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 06:02
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In the mid-20th Century, a man named Robert LeFevre (pronounced Luh-FAVE) created a small mountain academy just north of Colorado Springs called Th...

Bought by KVNF


  • Added: Jun 20, 2016
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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David Hendy on the comforts and irritations of next-door's noise. Episode twenty-four of Noise: A Human History, ‘Life in the City'.

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Nov 20, 2013
  • Length: 14:45
  • Purchases: 1
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How recording technology made it possible to catch the fugitive moment. Episode twenty-five of Noise: A Human History, Capturing Sound'

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 20, 2013
  • Length: 14:47
  • Purchases: 2
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This major series was commissioned and broadcast by BBC Radio. It explores how our interactions with sound have shaped us over 100,000 years. It w...

Bought by Radio New Zealand and WRPI


  • Added: Oct 08, 2013
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 2
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This major series was commissioned and broadcast by BBC Radio. It explores how our interactions with sound have shaped us over 100,000 years. It w...

Bought by WRPI, Radio New Zealand, and WRPI


  • Added: Oct 08, 2013
  • Length: 58:49
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Walden Pond
This major series was commissioned and broadcast by BBC Radio. It explores how our interactions with sound have shaped us over 100,000 years. It w...

Bought by WRPI, Radio New Zealand, and WRPI


  • Added: Oct 08, 2013
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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This major series was commissioned and broadcast by BBC Radio. It explores how our interactions with sound have shaped us over 100,000 years. It w...

Bought by Radio New Zealand and WRPI


  • Added: Oct 08, 2013
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 2
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This major series was commissioned and broadcast by BBC Radio. It explores how our interactions with sound have shaped us over 100,000 years. It w...

Bought by WRPI, Radio New Zealand, and WRPI


  • Added: Oct 08, 2013
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Iegor Reznikoff illuminates red oche dots made 30,000 years ago
This major series was commissioned and broadcast by BBC Radio. It explores how our interactions with sound have shaped us over 100,000 years. It w...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WRPI, Radio New Zealand, and WRPI


  • Added: Oct 08, 2013
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 4
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David Hendy begins his thirty-part series in the prehistoric cave

Bought by PRX Remix and KFAI


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 14:38
  • Purchases: 2
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Words are only one way to communicate - humans have found many more. David Hendy goes to Ghana to hear the talking drum in the second episode of hi...

Bought by PRX Remix and KFAI


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 14:37
  • Purchases: 2
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David Hendy explores our relationship with noisy nature. Featuring extraordinary recordings from around the world, including the bluesy pootoo bird...

Bought by KFAI, PRX Remix, and KFAI


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 14:44
  • Purchases: 3
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Humans learn to control sound for rituals with impressive monuments. David Hendy hears bizarre effects while beating a drum in Orkney, Scotland.

Bought by PRX Remix and KFAI


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 14:31
  • Purchases: 2
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Around the world charismatic individuals claim the ability to talk to spirits, heal illness and help crops grow. David Hendy explains why sound is ...

Bought by PRX Remix and KFAI


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 14:38
  • Purchases: 2
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Along with episode 3 this is one of the most beautiful of the series. In it David Hendy explores how the sound of the bell carries religion out...

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 14:42
  • Purchases: 2
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From Cicero to Obama, over the centuries, great orators have changed our minds, given us hope, and sent us to the barricades. David Hendy reveals t...

Bought by KFAI, KFAI, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 14:37
  • Purchases: 3
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Rome wasn't just the largest city in the ancient world - it was also the loudest. David Hendy listens to its babble and reveals where rich Romans w...

Bought by KFAI and KFAI


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 14:41
  • Purchases: 2
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David Hendy considers the visceral impact of a stadium full of noisy humans, from the London Olympics to the barrage of sound experienced by specta...

Bought by KFAI and KFAI


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 13:33
  • Purchases: 2
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Early Christians needed to be quiet to avoid persecution - but often weren't. David Hendy explores the ecstatic sound-world of underground house ch...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 14:42
  • Purchases: 1
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How sounds played a part in the Medieval battle between Good and Evil. Professor David Hendy explains in episode twelve of Noise: A Human History, ...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 14:38
  • Purchases: 1
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David Hendy explores how Medieval singers and preachers adapted to the acoustics of holy places in episode thirteen of Noise: A Human History, 'Hea...

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 14:45
  • Purchases: 2
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David Hendy tells the story of a Medieval street party that lasted for two months in episode fourteen of Noise: A Human History, 'Carnival'.

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 14:41
  • Purchases: 2
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David Hendy hears how new codes of conduct in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries outlawed noise of every kind in episode fifteen of Noise: A H...

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 14:30
  • Purchases: 2
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David Hendy tells of the dislike 17th century American settlers had of native American Indian sounds and songs in episode sixteen of Noise: A Human...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Sep 17, 2013
  • Length: 14:35
  • Purchases: 1