On 04/08/2013, Karl Miller wrote:
> Coming late to this thread...it seemed like things were drifting into
> recorded oddities.
> It seems like one could do a book on such things. However, for me,
> finding a definition or some sort of limiting aspect might be
> difficult. For example:
> Piston: Incredible Flutist (calls for a dog to bark) Kagel: Acustica
> (gargling and belching) Geesin & Waters: Music from the Body (just
> about every sort of human function from farting to heavy breathing)
> Wes Harrison: Mr. Sound Effects (Released by Chicago Stereo Mastering
> in "Stupefying Stereo") Maxwell: Ebb Tide (sea gulls) Respighi: Pine
> of Rome (nightingale)
The Respighi is I think the earliest example in non-theatrical music.
I wonder whose recording of a nightingale Respighi originally used. It
would be on an acoustic 78 rpm disc.
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