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Placenta Fruit

From: Will Rogers
Series: Compostmodernist
Length: 08:04

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Taste the fruit of a tree that has a placenta buried beneath it... it's tart and crisp. Learn about how the placenta, which connects mother and child, can be made to connect child and earth: "the big mama, everybody's mama." Read the full description.

Selah_with_quince_small Taste the fruit of a tree that has a placenta buried beneath it... it's tart and crisp. Learn about how the placenta, which connects mother and child, can be made to connect child and earth: "the big mama, everybody's mama."

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Timing and Cues

Placenta Fruit (6 minutes) Version

The piece has a tail of music at the end, which lasts nearly a minute. Fade out whenever it's most convenient/tasteful after the piece has ended.

with intro (7+ minutes) Version

The piece has a tail of music at the end, which lasts nearly a minute. Fade out whenever it's most convenient/tasteful after the piece has ended.

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

maybe something like this:

Producer Willy Rogers tours a garden where placentas have been buried beneath trees.

The placenta (for those of you who've forgotten 8th grade biology) is involved in fetal development.
It's where a mother's blood passes nutrients and oxygen to the blood of a fetus inside her.
It's how a fetus can grow without eating or breathing.
With the help of the umbilical cord, it's how a mother nourishes a developing baby.

OUTRO:

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Whimsy Groove Kevin MacLeod http://incompetech.com :00
Cherry Blossom Kevin MacLeod http://incompetech.com :00

Additional Credits

editing consultant: Charlie Mintz (http://prx.org/user/camintz88)

Related Website

http://compostmodernist.org