Thousand-Mile Song Whale Music in a Sea of Sound by David Rothenberg

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Published by Basic Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sea & seashore life,
  • Science,
  • Animals,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Mammals,
  • Marine Life,
  • General,
  • Behavior,
  • Whale sounds,
  • Whales

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10277719M
ISBN 100465071287
ISBN 109780465071289

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Interviewing scholars around the world as they attempt to decipher underwater music, Rothenberg tells the story of scientists and artists confronting an unknown as vast as the ocean. “Thousand Mile Song,” which comes with a CD of “whale music” recorded live and produced in the studio by Rothenberg, documents one man’s.

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David Rothenberghas written and performed on the relationship between humanity and nature for many years. He is the author of Why Birds Sing, on making music with birds, also published in England, Italy, Spain, Taiwan, China, Korea, and was turned into a feature length BBC TV documentary.

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