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Sounds and the Ultra-Sounds of the Bottle-Nose Dolphin
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produced by John Cunningham Lilly (Folkways Records, 1973), 35 mins

Dolphins are known to have a highly complex system of communication, combining clicks, whistles and ultrasound. Sample these sounds and ultrasounds (frequencies have been lowered to a range audible to the human ear) recorded in the Virgin Islands and Miami, which also include vocal exchanges between human and dolp...

produced by John Cunningham Lilly (Folkways Records, 1973), 35 mins
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Here at the Waters' Edge 1: A Voyage in Sound
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(Folkways Records, 1962), 35 mins

Recorded by Leo Hurwitz and Charles Pratt in and around the Port of New York, this album is separated into three categories: “Ocean into Inland Waters”, “City Edge: The Coves of Manhattan Island”, and “The Surrounding Shores; Rideout to Sea”. While the three categories represent a separation and a boun...

(Folkways Records, 1962), 35 mins
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Sound Patterns
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(Folkways Records, 1953), 37 mins

As part of a Folkways Record science series, this compilation is divided into four sections: Natural, Musical, Location and Manmade Sounds. Recorded in 1953, the collection was considered a departure from other similar material: “Like photography and art “annuals,” each issue will include the most unusual —...

(Folkways Records, 1953), 37 mins
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Sounds of the Sea, Vol. 1: Underwater Sounds of Biological Origin
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(Folkways Records, 1952), 22 mins

Did you know that cancer crabs are great percussionists, as are catfish, snapping shrimp, drum fish and black croakers? Hear the noises of our underwater friends, recorded at depths of from five feet to two thousand fathoms below by the Naval Research Laboratory in the tropical waters of the Atlantic and Pacific.

(Folkways Records, 1952), 22 mins
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Voice of the Sea
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(Cook Records, 1954), 21 mins
From sea to shining sea, this collage of ocean sounds was recorded along the Atlantic coast (Gloucester, Massachusetts to Mt. Desert Island, Maine) and the Pacific coast (Mazatlan, Mexico). Listen to the water as it laps against a pebbly beach or rages against rocky cliffs. Hear tug boats, ferry boats, fishing b...
(Cook Records, 1954), 21 mins
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Sounds of Sea Animals, Vol. 2: Florida
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(Folkways Records, 1955), 46 mins

Recorded in 1955 by W.N. Kellogg at the Oceanographic Institute Florida State University, this album presents the sounds of sea animals mostly native to Florida. Kellogg describes the sounds as "clicks, croaks, grunts, rattles, thumps, or whistles" and stresses that "the ocean can no longer be thought of as a "sil...

(Folkways Records, 1955), 46 mins
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Sounds of the American Southwest
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produced by Charles M. Bogert, 1908-1992 (Folkways Records, 1954), 48 mins

Javelinas, rattlesnakes, wild felines and amphibians define the acoustic landscape of the American Southwest. Their sounds, captured during different seasons in the Chiricahua Mountain, Tucson and Pacific regions, allow you the opportunity to explore a unique ecosystem.

produced by Charles M. Bogert, 1908-1992 (Folkways Records, 1954), 48 mins
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The Birds World of Song
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(Folkways Records, 1961), 52 mins

Enjoy the many birdsongs collected from a Maryland farmhouse—the beautiful chirps, trills and twitters of the chickadee, phoebe, wood thrush and mockingbird, just to name a few. Detailed liner notes compare the various calls.

(Folkways Records, 1961), 52 mins
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Voice of the Storm
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(Cook Records, 1957), 40 mins
Emory Cook braved "tempest-torn mountaintops,...the raging edge of the sea and...tropical downpours" to collect the natural sounds of thunder, rain and wind, as well as the sounds of wildlife anticipating a storm. He recorded this selection during the height of America's fascination with high fidelity recording o...
(Cook Records, 1957), 40 mins
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Waterfall: Symphonic (Music from Cook 10680, 1061, 10620, 10 68)
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(Cook Records, 2012), 1 hour 1 mins
One of the earliest recordings to merge soothing sounds of nature with classical music, this recording overlays pastoral symphonic works played by the Orchestral Society of Boston with the gentle shimmer of a waterfall.
(Cook Records, 2012), 1 hour 1 mins
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