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Re:sound #14: The Travels Show

This hour: a visit to one of the most remote islands on earth, a woman who sings with crickets, an unusual friendship, and a return to Zagreb.

2004 / TCF / WBEZ 91.5, USA


This hour: a visit to one of the most remote islands on earth, a woman who sings with crickets, an unusual friendship, and a return to Zagreb.

Big Stone Heads

by Jack Chance (Day to Day, 2004)

Jack Chance visits Easter Island, where he records local music and collects traditional stories about how the Island's famous stone heads, known as moai, were arranged around its perimeter many centuries ago.

Bonnie Jo Hunt

by Gregg McVicar (Day to Day, 2004)

This portrait of internationally-acclaimed soprano Bonnie Jo Hunt, whose operatic work incorporates non-traditional sound elements, reflects her upbringing on a remote reservation in North Dakota.

Last Train to Braintree

by Chelsea Merz (Arts and Ideas, 2004)

Matthew has been living on the streets of Boston for seven years. Every week, he has lunch with Chelsea Merz, who records their conversations about his life and some of the issues surrounding homelessness.

Interview with Chelsea Merz

Talking with Re:sound host Gwen Macsai, Merz reflects on her relationship with Matthew after a year of documenting his life.

Mars Over Zagreb

by Pavlica Bajsic and Vedran Peternel (The Listening Room, ABC, 2004)

Follow Pavlica Bajsic through layers and layers of memory as she tours her Croatian hometown of Zagreb, reflecting on the political and social changes that have taken place over the past 20 years.

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