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A Sound Map Of Harrogate

A Sound Map Of Harrogate

By Andrew Backhouse
Is the soundscape of the world an indeterminate composition over which we have no control, or are we its composers and performers, responsible for giving it form and beauty? Orchestration is a musician’s business – but isn’t it up to us to undergo a paradigm shift and start hearing – not the music in the global soundscape – but the global soundscape as music? How has the soundscape of the borough changed in your lifetime? Do you have any recordings of times gone by? Come to think of it, do you want to record the present? Would you like to submit sounds to the archive?
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The Dawn Chorus In May, At The Start Of Nidderdale Greenway, Harrogate
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate. For more details, please see www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk - thanks for listening. This was recorded at the start of the Nidderdale Greenway, ASDA Carpark, Harrogate on 3rd May 2022 at around 5am.
10:00
May 03, 2022
Opening Up: Commercial Street at 9am
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate. For more details, please see www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk - thanks for listening.
04:00
October 23, 2021
A Morning Cup Of Tea
A morning cup of tea - Apartment 16, Mowbray House. Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate. For more details, please see www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
04:56
October 22, 2021
Binaural Domestication
Recorded in my flat, in Mowbray House.
05:33
October 16, 2021
Street Corner, High Harrogate
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk - this is a field recording taken in High Harrogate. For more information on the project please see the site. Orchestration is a musician’s business – but isn’t it up to us to undergo a paradigm shift and start hearing – not the music in the global soundscape – but the global soundscape as music? How has the soundscape of the borough changed in your lifetime? Do you have any recordings of times gone by? Come to think of it, do you want to record the present? Would you like to submit sounds to the archive?
01:32
August 21, 2021
Bower Road, Up East Parade - An Audio Walk
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk - this is an audio walk from Bower Road, Harrogate up East Parade. For more information on the project please see the site. Orchestration is a musician’s business – but isn’t it up to us to undergo a paradigm shift and start hearing – not the music in the global soundscape – but the global soundscape as music? How has the soundscape of the borough changed in your lifetime? Do you have any recordings of times gone by? Come to think of it, do you want to record the present? Would you like to submit sounds to the archive?
04:49
August 20, 2021
Birdsong - Leyland Road
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk - this recording was submitted by a guest poster. The submitter wishes to remain anonymous.
01:48
May 03, 2021
Birdsong, Springtime - Ripley
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk - this recording was submitted by Karen Thornton. Karen is a presenter on Harrogate Community Radio, Karen reads short stories on the first Sunday of the month.
01:11
April 02, 2021
Owl, Mayfield Terrace - Harrogate
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk - this recording was submitted by Stewart Thornton. The background 'hum' you can hear is the electricity generators at the Covid Testing Centre, Dragon Road - Harrogate. The recording was made using a phone and is welcome here. If you have an audio recording of Harrogate, North Yorkshire then get in contact. You can submit a recording using the form on our website.
01:23
February 26, 2021
Dragon Parade to Claro Road - An Audio Walk In Harrogate
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk - This is a recording of my walk from Dragon Parade to Claro Road. An audio walk. Orchestration is a musician’s business – but isn’t it up to us to undergo a paradigm shift and start hearing – not the music in the global soundscape – but the global soundscape as music? How has the soundscape of the borough changed in your lifetime? Do you have any recordings of times gone by? Come to think of it, do you want to record the present? Would you like to submit sounds to the archive?
16:11
February 06, 2021
Clap For Carers - Dragon Parade, Harrogate
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
04:20
May 28, 2020
East Parade Take-Away
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
03:04
May 17, 2020
Skipton Road, Midday
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
01:29
May 03, 2020
A Cross Section Of Dragon Parade, During The Pandemic
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
07:18
May 03, 2020
Dawn Chorus // Back Dragon Avenue, Harrogate
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
42:18
May 03, 2020
Inside Creao Studio
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk For more on Creao Studio, see www.creao.uk
03:33
May 03, 2020
Pride March, Launch (2018)
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
00:45
May 03, 2020
Pride March, Montpellier
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
01:56
May 03, 2020
The Ginnel, Outside Space
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
00:50
May 03, 2020
Pride March (Quiet Part)
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
01:00
May 03, 2020
Bower Road Tunnels
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
01:12
May 03, 2020
Fish & Chips
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
06:53
May 03, 2020
Pothole Repairs, Dragon Road
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
04:11
May 03, 2020
Distant Fireworks
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
00:47
May 03, 2020
A Grapevine In The Breeze
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
03:52
May 03, 2020
Leaves Blowing Around A Fire-Escape, Back Dragon Parade
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
01:42
May 03, 2020
Breeze In The Trees, Valley Garden's Boating Pond
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
01:59
May 03, 2020
Cold Bath Road
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
01:06
May 03, 2020
Blackbird, Dragon Parade
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
01:00
May 03, 2020
Harrogate Train Station Platform, Night
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
02:21
May 03, 2020
ASDA, Bower Road
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
01:58
May 03, 2020
Back Dragon Parade, Dawn Chorus
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
03:16
May 03, 2020
Outside Bass & Bligh
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
01:59
May 03, 2020
Brown Long-Eared Bat, Valley Gardens
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
01:53
May 03, 2020
Gambaru Crossing
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
01:07
May 03, 2020
Outside Jessops Harrogate
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
01:45
May 03, 2020
Outside M&S Harrogate
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
01:50
May 03, 2020
The Sound Of Melting Snow (Harrogate)
Recorded using a Contact Mic. Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
10:00
May 03, 2020
W H Smiths, Harrogate
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
02:00
May 03, 2020
Christmas Tree, Harrogate Town Centre
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
02:14
May 03, 2020
Noisy Fan At A Ginnel
Part of the Sound Map Of Harrogate - www.soundmapofharrogate.co.uk
00:56
May 03, 2020