August 20th, 2015

River Waal at Nijmegen in the Netherlands. With 600 ships in 24 hours, the busiest river in Europe. The humming of all the passing ships fighting upstream is impressive.
I stand in the floodplain at village Lent, opposite the city of Nijmegen. A friendly small beach here.
On my right the railway bridge. Behind the bridge rises a new building on the 'Handelskade' '.

The weather is calm, but shipping ensures constant waves. If you did not know better you find yourself in a huge metropolis. You would think that all these activities would produce a chaotic audio recording. However, small details give peace and kindness.

Much pleasure in listening.

Nice details in this recording;
00.05 - 00.43 train hooting and passing the railwaibridge
01.29 - 02.47 jet fighters fly over
02.43 - 03.39 calling his dog
09.56 - 10.40 train over railway bridge
13.03 - 13.31 prop plane
15.46 - 16.10 kids around
16.39 - 17.17 prop plane
18.29 - 19.15 train over railway bridge
24.53 - 26.09 carillon of the ''stevenskerk (church) and than the 12 o'clock bell
25.40 - 26.31 train over railway bridge
26.44 - 26.55 small church bell
29.41 - 30.16 train over railway-bridge
30.39 - 31.14 train over railway bridge

Location: geo 51° 51' 10.69" N  5° 51' 49.38" E , embankment village Lent river Waal opposite Nijmegen, Netherlands (Holland), Europe.

Date/time: August 11th 2015, 11.30-12.30 am

Weather: 22c, wind W 3bft, sunny

Gear chain: Rode NT4 XY and Rode NTG1, in Rode Blimp > Sound Devices 302 >Tascam dr-100 Mk2. Mid-side recorded. Converted to stereo.

This is a modern high quality -q10 (3000kbps) OGG Vobis compression file (96000Hz/16bit). You can easily use this file in HD-film and HIFI music-tracks. The sound-quality is, after this compression technique is still very high. The file size reduction is about 75% of a 96/24 WAV-track.

96/24 WAV-file available on PM request. File-name: 150811_0728 eq.wav

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