Single, Unedited Recordings

Long, single, unedited recordings are very special. They allow the listener to hear time passing at a natural pace.

This 'slow listening' is the way nature works. It reflects nature's pace of activity. And listening at nature's pace slows down our racing minds, allowing us to mentally rest and concentrate.

Each of these recordings has been made by simply placing microphones in a natural environment, and allowing them to capture the natural flow of events. One place, one time. Simple.

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Paperbarks by Still Water

Sit under paperbark trees by the still waters of Cajeput Waterhole, with a wealth of birdsong all around

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Mossforest - New Guinea

A rare recording of the soundscape from cloudforest high in the mountains of New Guinea.

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A Wetland Restored

Waterfowl and bush birdsong has returned to Lake Gladstone in the Kimberley region of Australia's far north

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Tikarpada - An Indian Forest Stream

Birdsong drifts from teak forest overhanging a gently flowing stream in India

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Tantawangalo

A fern-lined stream flows through the forest of Australia's southern highlands

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European Woodland Stream

Nightingales sing from the bushes beside the waters of a European stream

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Julius River - A Stream in the Tarkine

A stream flows through the Tarkine, with birdsong heard from surrounding temperate rainforest

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The First Dawn

Africa - the cradle of humanity. This soundscape from the wooded edge of a seasonal lake may be little changed from what our distant ancestors knew.

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Papuan Dawn

3 hour recording over dawn in the mountain rainforest of Papua New Guinea’s remote Huon peninsula.

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In the Refuge of a Fern Gully

Birdsong filters through mountain forest in Australia's eastern highlands.

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Morning at the Lutownia River

A single-take recording of a morning soundscape made near the Lutownia river in the Bialowieza primeval forest in Poland

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Honeyeaters Sing in an Outback Dawn

A complete dawn chorus from Australia's Sturt Desert, featuring a variety of honeyeater voices weaving together

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The River Forest

Gentle morning birdsong and frogcalls from the river red gum forests of the Murray river

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The Dancing Brolgas of Ooroolanie

Brolgas call among a fantastic diversity of birdlife attracted to an ephemeral wetland in the Australian outback

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Khao Yai Rainforest

Occasional birdsong and a susuration of soft insects filters through the rainforest canopy of Khao Yai

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Bialowieza I - Stara Twilight

by Geoff Sample. Deep forest birdsong, timeless and distinctively European, from the Bialowieza Forest in Poland.

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Pacific Rainforest - Vanuatu

The mellow whistles of Shrikebills and other rare birdsong blends with the murmur of Fruit Doves and distant wave wash in an island rainforest

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Les Suetes

by Mark Brennan. Summer season birdsong and the sigh of boreal winds, heard in a Canadian lake shore forest.

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Yosemite: Mariposa Grove Dawn

by Dan Dugan. A magnificent Sierra Nevada dawn chorus at the peak of the breeding season.

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Coral Beach

Gentle waves wash ashore on a tropical island, with coral fragments tinkling in the backwash.

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Cloudforest - Malaysia

A gentle album, featuring the abundance of life found in Malaysia's mountain forests.

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Sequoia

The drumming of woodpeckers resonates through a grove of massive Sequoias.

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The Monarchs of Tetepare

An ethereal choir of White-capped Monarchs sing serenely in the predawn on Tetepare Island.

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The First Week of Spring

Delicate birdsong fills a woodland in the first days of a European spring

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Beech Wood

Wood Pigeons, warblers and chaffinches are among the summer birdsong from a mature beech woodland in Britain.

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Pine Wood

In an old growth pine forest, the voices of Chaffinches, Goldcrests, Blackbird and Song Thrush welcome the spring.

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Oak Wood

The songs of Robins, Blackbird and Wood Pigeon are heard in a British old-growth Oak forest.

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Birch Wood

The melodious song of a Blackcap fills the summer air in a Swedish birch woodland.

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Frankincense Forest

Birdsong fills the scented air of an ancient grove of Frankincense trees.

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Budgerigar Country

Budgerigars, Cockatiels and Pink Cockatoos are heard in this extended, 'single-take' recording from the dry inland of Australia.

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