Ocean voices

Halsey Burgund, a musician and sound artist living just outside of Boston, says: “I am fascinated by the spoken human voice: the way people communicate with each other using their voice. It’s actually something that’s quite, quite musical if you listen to it in that way.”

Not sure what all this could possibly have to do with the ocean? Have a listen, and find out how you can be a part of a musical composition involving the oceans.

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Screenshot from www.oceanvoices.org. Visit the website, and record your story about the ocean! Credit: Halsey Burgund.

Burgund collecting voices with his Bring Your Own Voice recording booth at Boston's Museum of Science.

Burgund's music combines live performance and pre-recorded voices and sonic elements.

Halsey Burgund playing an electronic mallet instrument with his band, Aesthetic Evidence, at the 2007 Boston Cyberarts Festival. Credit: Michael Duncan.

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  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Lisa Oram, Halsey Burgund. Halsey Burgund said: some good press on the project from Ari Daniel Shapiro and COSEE (plus some early musical experiments!) – http://bit.ly/5hxbc […]

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    This post was mentioned on Twitter by 0ceanvoices: some good press on the project from Ari Daniel Shapiro and COSEE (plus some early musical experiments!) – http://bit.ly/5hxbc

  4. Thank you Ari for sharing such an intriguing project. Although my voice is the antithesis of lyrical, I hope others will consider lending their voice!

  5. You should definitely contribute your voice, Liesl! Everyone’s voice counts. :) Thanks for listening.

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