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May 23rd, 2008

Recorded in 2005 on an unusually chilly September day, while walking in downtown Ottawa, friends and I came across a ceremonial event at the war cenotaph. I thought I'd record the sounds of traffic, people and background music and my timing was good as the choir launched into a sombre and touching rendition of Danny Boy to remember fallen soldiers of war.

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    dwrek 7 years, 6 months ago

    This really is a remarkable capture. Great, great job.

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    rossgk 9 years, 4 months ago

    Good points, thanks for the comment. There's certainly a trade off in recording performances in the street - if you do too 'good' a job capturing the musicians/singers, I think of it being more just a recording of the song and would worry about copyright etc. But the crowd, traffic and wind noises make it something different for me. Could live without the wind noises though :) - I've made a furry wind-cover for future windy days.

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Type
aif (.aif)
Duration
03:38:111
Filesize
79.9 MB
Samplerate
96000.0 Hz
Bitdepth
16 bit
Channels
Stereo
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