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Postby dedindi » Sun Jun 23, 2019 4:17 pm

sorry for offtopic
I do not know which forum to post it =)
recently recorded a nightingale which settled in 10m from my studio.
I also have many more sounds of nature recorded on tube preamps in stunning quality.
if anyone is interested I can share audio 24/48.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xf3IeSnN8u4&feature=youtu.be
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Re: Nightingale song

Postby Martin Walker » Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:25 pm

Amazing - that almost sounds electronically treated in places ;)


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Re: Nightingale song

Postby Peter Morris » Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:51 pm

Super recording and first class example of the nightingale. You might consider publishing it on xeno-canto.org, the best DB of birdsong on the net.

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Re: Nightingale song

Postby dedindi » Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:50 pm

Peter Morris wrote:Super recording and first class example of the nightingale.
the bird is really genius
played my guitar with him a few nights
he followed modulations to my absolute enjoyment =)

I've just uploaded the track to few DB you mentioned but they support only 20mb mp3
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Re: Nightingale song

Postby dedindi » Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:52 pm

Martin Walker wrote:Amazing - that almost sounds electronically treated in places ;)


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do you think, he winters in a roof of south disco club? =)
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Re: Nightingale song

Postby Guest » Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:53 pm

dedindi wrote:sorry for offtopic
I do not know which forum to post it =)
recently recorded a nightingale which settled in 10m from my studio.
I also have many more sounds of nature recorded on tube preamps in stunning quality.
if anyone is interested I can share audio 24/48.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xf3IeSnN8u4&feature=youtu.be

That is rather wonderful and superbly recorded.
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Re: Nightingale song

Postby BJG145 » Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:06 pm

While we're bumping threads from the Bronze Age, check out Singing With Nightingales. Wanna do that.
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Re: Nightingale song

Postby dedindi » Wed Apr 15, 2020 3:08 pm

wanna share another soundscape recorded by me on august night
it's crickets choir https://youtu.be/NQVMUl80d04

and here is free download links for listening or sound production - mp3, lossless, wave 48 kHz/24-bit
https://musictales.club/tags/nature-sounds
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Re: Nightingale song

Postby dedindi » Sun May 10, 2020 9:09 am

i was going to record bees for a long time
it was not an easy task
now i don’t think that bees are such hard workers as it described in fairy tales
a plum bush blossomed near the studio
i waited for bees one week connecting daily 100m of cables
but they appeared only once and buzzed just two hours
the wind hindered recordings
so there is only 10 minutes but it is excellent
this record is quieter than my other soundscapes
but I did not raise the volume to an unnatural level
bees are very quiet creatures

https://youtu.be/M0pLIA0VrGA
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Re: Nightingale song

Postby Martin Walker » Sun May 10, 2020 7:39 pm

Nice recording dedindi!

The sound of bees is very gentle and relaxing, but as you've found, most other sounds are louder, so it's difficult to get them in isolation.


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Re: Nightingale song

Postby Folderol » Sun May 10, 2020 8:37 pm

Very good indeed. The occasional one coming closer to the mic just adds that extra touch.
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Re: Nightingale song

Postby dedindi » Sat Jun 13, 2020 4:20 pm

Martin Walker wrote:Nice recording dedindi!

The sound of bees is very gentle and relaxing, but as you've found, most other sounds are louder, so it's difficult to get them in isolation.


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you're right
when trees bloom there are many bees in one place but there are also birds
closer to autumn, when the birds are silent there are no flowering trees to record a group of bees =)
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Re: Nightingale song

Postby dedindi » Sat Jun 13, 2020 4:24 pm

This review contains a transcript of the sounds of one overnight recording session featuring bird songs, cricket choirs, wind blowing, and other sounds of nature.

These soundscapes were recorded during spring in the depths of a mixed forest where a set of microphones captured a stereo panorama. The captured soundscapes are that of a meadow with a diameter of about 100 meters that produces a multi-level echo and deep reverb.

The nature concert opens with a nightingale recorded around midnight who tirelessly varies its song for an hour until it was frightened off by a creature who made a distinct rustle of foliage not far from the bird. The nightingale sings from the bush located on the left while the recording is balanced by the choirs of crickets audible, for the most part, in the right channel. In the center of the stereo panorama, you can clearly hear the wind sir the crowns of tall trees and then gradually subside towards the end of the track. In the background, another nightingale can sometimes be heard singing far in the depths of the forest.

Nightingale song accompanied by wind, crickets, and woodland sounds:
https://youtu.be/t0qdmWiOnNU

As you can hear, the soundscape is very much reminiscent of a musical performance since both the nightingale and the cricket choirs are tuned to a general tonic which in certain fragments of the recording is very close to the note E.

After some time, the nightingale resumes its chanting, now having settled in the depths of the meadow. The bird's volume decreased due to the distance from the microphone but now it sings closer to the far edge of the forest meadow and the reverb has become deeper and more distinct. In the second part of the recording, the bird bustle increases to proclaim the dawn of a new day.

Nightingale song in the predawn hours gives way to various bird calls and morning bustle:
https://youtu.be/dl6l5-nNtOw

On the left channel of the next soundscape, you can hear the red-backed shrike singing in the bush where the nightingale previously located. Perhaps it was the shrike nesting here who frightened off the nightingale. On the recording, the nightingale is still singing in the background surrounded by other birds.

Shrike morning calls with nightingale and multiple birds in the background:
https://youtu.be/nvfr8BgpxNA

The following short piece contains a bird trio of the shrike, warbler, and nightingale. The warbler that comes later has an alarm-like call that goes well with the chirping of the shrike who will soon be silent. The warbler and shrike are heard in the left channel while a nightingale, singing in the distance, fills the background.

Bird trio of shrike, warbler, and nightingale jamming together in the woods:
https://youtu.be/1rLDCRfge-c

The final morning recording of this set features all the awakened winged inhabitants of the forest, including the woodpecker tapping at the trunks of pine trees and flying around the meadow. By this time, сrickets have fallen almost completely silent and are partially overshadowed by the morning bustle of many species of birds.

Morning bird orchestra featuring nightingale, shrike, warbler, and woodpecker:
https://youtu.be/t78Ipdw7h0Y

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Re: Nightingale song

Postby Martin Walker » Sat Jun 13, 2020 5:30 pm

Really enjoying these dedindi!

Thank you also for introducing me to the term 'cricket choirs' - never come across that before, but how descriptive of the sound! :thumbup:


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Re: Nightingale song

Postby Arpangel » Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:16 am

These are really superb recordings, very clean, and focused.
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