January 22nd, 2016

Winter afternoon ambience of the garden in Beek-Ubbergen near Nijmegen in the Netherlands and close to the German border.
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Village Beek, is build on the hills of “Beek en Dal”. The nature around here is so beautiful.

general noise;
Garden, park and forest birds call sometimes as they do in the winter.
Close; the church-bells (carillon).
Far; traffic audible. Cars park behind the 3m high garden wall. Some people now and than. Some high altitude planes.

Recorded: January 17th 2016, afternoon, church-garden (Sint-Bartholomaeuskerk), Kerkberg, Beek near Nijmegen, Gelderland, the Netherlands (Holland), Europe. Maps: 51.828319, 5.923876

Weather: wind 0-3 bft NE, temp 2c, cloudy, dry

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

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Thank to Danielle and Paul for giving me the opportunity to make this recording in there park-like garden. The garden, which is part of the church property and the rectory, is situated on the hill.

There new “B&B; pastorie Beek” will open spring 2016.
Website: http://bbpastoriebeek.nl/
mail: info@bbpastoriebeek.nl

Every year the “Nijmeegse vierdaagse” (the Four Day Marches) comes trough this small village.

I hope I can stay there once to make some more beautiful recordings in the hills and in the woods over there.

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  • avatar
    Toolshed_Cl 4 years, 7 months ago

    Extremely good recording, but damn, its really long.

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    gamebalance 4 years, 10 months ago

    Those bells in the begining are so cool. It has a little distorition tho. But the surround is great


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