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Soundtracker [videorecording] : a portrait of Gordon Hempton / a Fou Films production ; director, producer, writer, Nicholas Sherman
Alternate Title Sound tracker [videorecording]
Portrait of Gordon Hempton [videorecording]
One square inch [videorecording]
World of sound [videorecording]
New York, NY : IndiePix Films, c2010
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  QH510.5 .S697 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Bioacoustics
Nature sounds -- West (U.S.)
Nature sounds -- Recording and reproducing
Subject Hempton, Gordon
Subject(s) Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Travelogues (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, NTSC, 1.78:1 widescreen; Dolby digital 2.0 stereo
Language English soundtrack with optional Spanish & English subtitles for the hearing impaired
Performer/Participant Gordon Hempton
Credits Director of photography, Martin DiCicco ; editor, J. Davis ; original score, David Wingo
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2010
Summary Emmy Award-winning sound recordist Gordon Hempton explores the West to capture the sounds of nature before they are no longer around, and in the process finds a new sound that captures the spirit of America
Contents The first thunderstorm -- On the news -- Packing the VW -- The journey begins -- Rialto Beach -- Tall grass -- The hunt -- Seattle -- The beauty of nature -- Coyotes -- Calling home -- The white pine -- The Duncan cedar -- Gut instincts -- Trains -- The songbird and the iron horse -- A stupid picture -- Running out of time -- Train-hopping -- Campfire thoughts -- The late whistler -- The perfect pass -- America the beautiful
Note Special features: Interview with director Nicholas Sherman; One square inch: an interactive feature on the quietest place in the United States; World of sound: a 72-minute sonic tour of the world; Deleted scenes: Flight maps across the US, Early morning at Lake Mills, The evolution of a bird song, Silence is not silent, The way it was 1000 years ago, Blow your whistle; Theatrical trailer; More at IndiePix
Alternate Author Sherman, Nicholas
Hempton, Gordon
IndiePix (Firm)
Fou Films

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