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Hark! - An Acoustic Archaeology of Early Modern England

Synopsis
Radio programme on the acoustic archaeology of Elizabethan England. Historian Elizabeth Goldring, acoustic archaeologist Bruce Smith, lutenist Anthony Rooley, bell ringer Simon Meyer and voice coach Stewart Pearce reflect on the soundscapes of Shakespeare’s Southwark, the River Thames and Kenilworth castle in Warwickshire. The programme aims to chart "the subtleties of language, the nuances of human relations and the physiological, psychological and philosophical significance of sound both then and in our own age" (BBC Radio 3 Publicity Information).
Series
Sunday Feature
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
5 Oct 2008 at 21:30 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
45 mins

Credits

Producer
Alan Hall; Chris Brookes
Contributor
Anthony Rooley; Bruce R. Smith; Elizabeth Goldring; Simon Meyer; Stewart Pearce

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Keywords
history of the 16th century; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); sound

Notes

Reviews
Source: Radio Times, BBC Radio 3 Publicity Information 5 October 2008.

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

Email
listening@bl.uk
Web
http://www.bl.uk/nsa External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7412 7676
Fax
020 7412 7441
Address
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB

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