S U RR O U N D I N G S_  :       
Track|list:
01_introduction (Pilotepisode) 2:28
02---08_SURROUNDINGS_SoundAdventures 41:54
09 - - - - - 5 pm - - - The Dusk 5:28 
(rec. January 2009, Xixuau Xiparina, Amazonas, Brazil)
10_Frogborn (short version) 9:25 
(rec. December 2008, Mamori, Amazonas, Brazil)
-__[track 11-55] 
Samples of sounds employed within SoundAdventure_
[ examples are organized in chronological order of appearance \ 
||| recorded-as-it-is|direct-to_mic:   :       :
11) rain 0:38 (rec. Ivy Cottage, Meath, Sept. 2006)
12) water-stream 0:11 (rec. Aughris Head, Sligo, May 2008)
13) flock of ducks flying off 0:09
14) feast of laughing ducks 0:34 (rec. Dobruska, Czechie, 1995)
15) crows 0:07 (rec. Meath, January 2009)
16) frogs bombina bombina 0:25 (rec. Dobruska, Czechie, 1994)
17) frogs rana ridibunda 0:16 (rec. Amsterdam, Holland, 1991)
18) frogs_chorus 0:35 (rec. Mamori, Amazonas, Nov. 2007)
19) ambient rec. outdoors of St.Declans, April 2006 0:13
20-21) underwater rec. of passing boat 0:11 + 0:23 (rec. Doel, Belgium, May 2009)
22) ambient rec. outdoors of St.Declans, July 2009 0:11
23) football rec. outdoors in St.Declans by Nicola, July 2009 0:33
24) electromagnetic field of active CD-player 0:21 
25) electromagnetic field of computer screens in St.Declans 0:31 (rec. with electromagnetic detector, 2007)
26) sea-birds 0:33 (rec. St.Georges Cape, Newfoundland, Canada, July 2008) 
27) cat 0:31 (rec. Ivy Cottage, Sept. 2008)
28) frost falling from trees 0:28 (rec. Ivy Cottage, Nov. 2008)
29) rainbird "captain of the forest" 0:56 (rec. Xixuau Xiparina, Amazonas, Aug. 2007)
30) steps in snow 0:10 (rec. Ivy Cottage, Feb. 2009)
31) bumble-bee 0:05 (rec. Ivy Cottage, May 2006)
32) painting of house with ruler 0:08 (rec. Ivy Cottage, Apr. 2007)
33) dogs 0:12 (rec. Ivy Cottage, Oct. 2009)
34) birds on feeder 0:50 (rec. Ivy Cottage, Feb. 2007)
35) singing tube 0:08 (played by Aaron, July 2009)
36) plectophone 0:14 (played by Deidre, July 2009)
37) spiral - "giant slinkie" 0:07 (rec. Liege, Belgium, 1996)
Bats and ultrasound [track 38-44]
38) solitary hunting bat - sonar 0:09 (rec. Ivy Cottage, Aug. 2008 with heterodyne ultrasound detector)
39) social calls of bat transposed from ultrasound original by 12 semitones into human hearing range 0:07 
      (rec. Ivy Cottage, Aug. 2008 with ultrasonic range microphone)
40) insectivorous microbats - sonar 0:11 (rec. Mamori, Amazonas with detector, Dec. 2008)
41) microbats - sonar transposed from ultrasound by 36 semitones 0:28
42) microbats - sonar transposed by 60 semitones 0:15 (rec. Mamori, Amazonas with ultrasonic microphone, Nov. 2007) 
43) macrobats (fruitbats) - flying foxes 0:38 (rec. Nitmiluk, Northern Territory, Australia, Aug. 2006)
44) hundreds of bats flying inside Kitum Cave 0:32 (rec. Mt.Elgon, Kenya, Africa, Dec. 2000)
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45) wind rec. from inside cracking wooden church 0:30
(rec. St.Georges Cape, Newfoundland, Canada, July 2008)
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Underwater recordings [track 46-55]
(with ultrasound range hydrophones):
46) off the pier (rec. Conche, Newfoundland, Canada, June 2008)
47-48) fishsongs of "pescada" 0:21 + 0:16 (rec. Xixuau Xiparina, Rio Jauaperi, Amazonas, Jan. 2009)
49) shrimps and seal 0:14 (rec. Aughris Head, Sligo, May 2008)
50) pink dolphin "boto" - sonar transposed from ultrasonic original by 36 semitones 0:37 (rec. Mamori, Amazonas, Dec. 2008)
51) "boto" - sonar (echolocation clicks) transposed by 30 semitones 0:30 (rec. Xixuau Xiparina, Rio Jauaperi, Amazonas, Aug. 2007)
52) cat-fish, crustaceans and underwater insects rec. off floating wooden pontoon at night (rec. Xixuau Xiparina, Aug. 2007)
53) underwater insects (rec. Mamori, Amazonas, Dec. 2008)
54) shrimps, molluscs and fish on coral reef 0:06 (rec. Garig Gunak Barlu, Arnhemland, Australia, Aug. 2009)
55) dripping rain on water-surface in container 0:12  (rec. Ivy Cottage, Ireland, 2008) 
Composed and Constructed July-October 2009 by Slavek Kwi as multi_channel soundscape in 5.1 home-cinema surround system. 
This CD is stereo downmix. (extended multichannel version is available on audio-DVD] : : :
All sounds were recorded by Slavek Kwi 
(except: #23 rec. by Nicola and some ambient sounds from school rec. by teachers are employed in SoundAdventure)
All instrumental and vocal parts were performed by children during SoundWorkshops in St.Declans School          
and also some fragments from children in Temple_St.School (except: guitar sample in #7 was played by Colm O'Snodaigh).
Children from St.Declans participating in Surroundings_Project: (in alphabetical order) ||| 
Aaron, Adam F, Adam K, Alan, Alec, Amy, Anu, Bobby, Caelan, Calvin, Caoimhe, Cian F, Cian R, Conor C, Conor P, Dara, David D, David T, 
Dean, Deidre, Dillon, Doireann, Eoin, Finn, Fionn, Jake E, Jake W, John, Joseph, Kevin, Lucas, Luke, Michael, Nathan, Neil, Niall, Oliver, 
Orla, Peter, Ross, Ryan C, Ryan L, Shauna, Sive, Sophie, Stephen, Venitta and Zara. 
Children from Temple_St. who appeared in SoundAdventure:
Jack, Liam, Ryan M, Ryan T, Sean F and Sean M.
"Surroundings' celebrates 50th Anniversary of St.Declans School 2008_2009. 
Listen! There is nothing to be understood. No comprehension required accessing this work.
The project was supported by "Learn & Explore" of The National Concert Hall 
and St.Declans School. Special thanks to Cathy Martin from Meath County Council Arts Office 
for lending us recording devices and everybody involved!