Sound and the city
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20 August 2020
Does your city have a sound? This week we explore sound and the city, including how it changed during the past few months as the world went into lockdown.
20 August 2020
In a year marked by people staying at home, cars parked and planes grounded, has that made us more aware of the sounds, noises and hums of our cities? Andrew Tuck hears from John Levack Drever, a professor of Acoustic Ecology and Sound Art at Goldsmiths University of London.
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Erimitis, on the Greek island of Corfu, is a 500 acre biodiverse spot of land with its own sound identity. But the area is facing tourism developments that risk it not just looking but also sounding no different to any other Mediterranean resort.
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