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5Nov2003. River walk to downtown sounds.  

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5Nov2003.  

NPR/NGS Radio Expeditions
4 Nov 2003

    Geography
  • India
    Uttar Pradesh
    Locality
  • Vrindavan
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 27.58389   77.7019
    Channels
  • Stereo
    Sampling Rate
  • 48kHz
    Bit Depth
  • 16-bit
    Recorders
  • SONY TCD-D8
    Microphones
  • Sennheiser MKH 50
  • Sennheiser MKH 30
    Accessories
    Equipment Note
  • Decoded MS stereo.

Show: Geography of Heaven: India
Log of DAT #: 5
Engineer: Flawn Williams
Date: November 2003

DAT 05:
All MS. Continue Tuesday morning Nov 4 circuit "parikoram" trail, then cut off from circuit and cut back through town. Off rickshaw at ISKCON temple. Good chant and bells at entrance; good outside perspective of chant within temple; music and chant from smaller classroom at rear of temple; birds and firecrackers ambi and quiet chant under tree in rear yard. Tuesday tapings on Tape 5 end about 1 hr 14 mins in;

Resume recording on Tape 5 Weds morning Nov 5. At this point Alex and Carolyn have arrived, and we're walking the parikoram trail circuit, several quiet ambiances, water spilling into gutters, streets being swept, birds, dogs. Arrive near downtown at a loud drum riff going on. Tape 5 ends here, at 1 hr 50 mins., rest of the drum riff starts on Tape 7.

DAT 05: All MS. Continue Tuesday morning Nov 4 circuit "parikoram" trail, 00000 slate tape, handling noise, then quiet pedaling with RadheRadhes
00325 birdy ambi for a few seconds
00410 distant dog barks, animated voices
00550 pass recorded music, segue to live cymbals, back to trail ambi
00630 nice Doppler bike bell going the other way *****
00855 approaching percussive music (Recorded)
00935 pull over and stop rickshaw, stationary recording starts
00950 various voices parade past, left to right, with percussive recorded music in background; with some editing of a few voices this makes a nice bed *****
01150 footsteps more audible for a few seconds
01240 back into rickshaw, continue on the trail
01430 pass the music source, car horn beeps and passes us
01455 new music source, much closer, pass at 01525, eases back
01630 music gone, quieter pathway voices and sounds now
01810 more music passes, female vocal and percussion, to 01855
02000 distant solo male voice chanting through PA system *****
02040 more new music and Radhe Radhe, we leave riverside trail and head back into town
02300 quieter trail, birds, cows, Radhe Radhe, various voices
02600 busier street, close music pass
02800 a good gradual music pass *****, followed by several different chunks of decent street ambi with occasional music passes
03220 good pass of live percussion player, then small ensemble, then amplified live male chanters *****
03650 good quiet street ambi broken by one car horn
03840 fragment of women chanting as we pass
03940 loud two stroke engine nearby, passes
04010 distant chant amplified from temple, over street sounds *****
04100 KD directs driver to head for ISKCON temple
04340 active recorded music pass in street sounds
04530 active distant recorded music and good close one-stroke engine startup and leave *****
04715 sounds of rickshaw in quiet streets, good shaking without breakup *****
04830 good single bell followed by street sounds, frantic motorbike horn *****
05020 good passing bike bell in quiet street ambi *****
05120 several cars/trucks motors pass, one cute horn repeats *****
05200 Off rickshaw across from front entrance of ISKCON temple.
05320 live music with street sounds
05355 leave street, go into ISKCON temple.
05425 Good percussion and bells at entrance *****
05510 outside perspective of chant within temple (left) and street sounds (right)
05640 two men ask if I'm taping video or just audio
05800 distant perspective of active temple chant from outside *****
10020 chant stops. Good footsteps on stone patio.
10215 call and response slow chant from smaller classroom at rear of temple, with other voices outside as well *****
10445 change perspective, get closer to music *****
10705 chant ends with solo chant voice continuing. Sweeping sounds in dust.
10800 Courtyard ambi, sweeping, birds, distant voices *****
10850 good single bird (magpie?) crosses overhead. Cluster of firecrackers in distance. Chant start up again in right channel distance. *****
11000 birds and firecrackers ambi and quiet chant under tree in rear yard. *****
11200 walk away toward MVT compound, birds continue, chant fades away. Men's voices, sweeping, generator hum become apparent.
11340 Flawn slates Tuesday tapings on Tape 5 end here.

11410 Restart Weds morning Nov 5. At this point Alex and Carolyn have arrived in Vrindavan, and we're walking the parikoram trail circuit.
11430 generator hum, fumbling with mikes
11600 quiet walking ambiance crickets, some handling noise *****
11700 singing group processes ahead of us
11750 water spilling into gutters, streets being swept *****
11830 good dual water source splashing *****
11900 fast footsteps to catch up with others in group
11940 distant bells, footsteps, amplified chants, water sounds *****
12100 more active street, rickshaw passes with Radhe Radhe from driver
12300 quiet street with footsteps
12430 men's voices, sweeping street, water in gutter *****, amplified acapella solo male chant approaches (distorts when too close)
12720 chant in distance, beautiful bird (descending trill) sustains in mid distance, rickshaw passes *****
12900 motorbike passes, footsteps continue, amplified chant continues
12940 dogs, horn beeps, more amplified chant, sweeping.
13020 dogs closer, chant more distant *****
13140 footsteps, distant dogs, distant music
13320 new birds, a cow or two, footsteps
13410 distant recorded music, good birds *****
13640 handling noise, distant ambis
13719 camel cart bells, bike bell, pass camel cart, footsteps *****
13840 getting closer to amplified chant music at riverside, footsteps
14125 new water spigot sounds and magpie overhead, distant recorded music continues
14215 Arrive near downtown at a loud drum riff going on in a small outdoor temple
Way in distance at first, it's incredibly loud and live when we get up on it. Deep bass drum marching band style, various other drums and percussive metal things. *****
14450 drop recording levels to handle drum riff. Approach closer.
14550 close, more direct, less rebound from surrounding buildings.
14900 leave drum circle to change tape.
14931 Tape 5 ends here, rest of the drum riff starts on Tape 7.

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