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Subway Symphony

From: paul overton
Length: 01:55

A rhythmic ride from the Village to Harlem Read the full description.

Subwaydoors_small The every day can be extrordinary. Espescially if you just reorganize it a little, build layer upon layer, and recognize the music in mechanization. This piece was recorded using only the sounds of the New York City subway system.

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Piece Description

The every day can be extrordinary. Espescially if you just reorganize it a little, build layer upon layer, and recognize the music in mechanization. This piece was recorded using only the sounds of the New York City subway system.

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Review of Subway Symphony

It's like a electronic drumkit of urban underground sounds. could make a good traffic bed, especially in areas with subways.

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Review of Subway Symphony

This is a brilliant piece. Manipulated sound, beautifully recorded and arranged, briefly surrounds the listener with fantastic, strangely believable syncopation before receding into the normal rhythms of the subway. It's a riveting two minutes of audio that bears repeated listening. The piece opens with reality and quickly heightens that reality; this is magic realism for radio.

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Review of Subway Symphony

I loved this piece. It became more lyrical as it progressed and left me with a smile on my face.

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Broadcast History

Not aired nationally.