Discussion-Written Submission Four (average 500 words for 10%)
Read the full pdf article by Modirzadeh (2009, Leonardo Journal), and review select portions accompanied by your own thoughts and opinions.
Regarding the music-making introduction and section on improvisation as compost (pgs 253-254), watch/listen to the two brief excerpts of the actual event as described (two links below), and see if you can relate this collective sound approach to the link by soundscape ecologist Bernie Krause (watch the last two links as well for background).
Chromodal Consort “Compost Sonata” Excerpt One: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXZugkJen6U
Chromodal Consort “Compost Sonata” Excerpt Two: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqivaZc55SY
Bernie Krause – The Great Animal Orchestra: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLBl6gwp5Eg&list=RDfeexRcCHh3k&index=3
Bernie giving background and context to his work with nature’s soundscapes:
“This Is What Extinction Sounds Like”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnpsMG0PWRY&list=RDfeexRcCHh3k&index=2
Bernie Krause TED talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTbA-mxo858