The Soundhunter

Isobel Clouter scours the planet in search of disappearing sounds.

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Episodes

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01Does The Loon Bird Sing2002101320060211

Murray Schafer joins Isobel in Canada in a quest for the rare cry of a bird.

02The Nightingale Floor2002102020060218

Isabel is in Japan trying to uncover the secret of temple floors, which tweet like Nightingales in response to even the lightest of footsteps.

In Japan, some temple floors make tweeting noises at even the lightest of footsteps.

03The Singing Desert2002102720060225

Isobel is in Inner Mongolia sliding down a musical sand dune.

Isobel visits Inner Mongolia and slides down a musical sand dune.

04Painted Sounds2002110320060304

Isobel Clouter's quest for disappearing sounds finds her in Russia, hearing about painted sound experiments and why some of the earliest musical inventors became criminals.

Isobel is in Russia hearing about painted sound experiments and learning about early musical inventors.

05 LASTThe Crofters2002111020060311

She visits the Hebrides to investigate the effect of the crofter's way of life on the acoustic environment.

Isobel is in the Hebrides. What effect does the crofter's way of life have on the acoustic environment?