Espen Sommer Eide – Selected Works
<object height="285" width="100%"> <param name="movie" value="http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Fplaylists%2F1037857"></param> <param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param> <embed allowscriptaccess="always" height="285" src="http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Fplaylists%2F1037857" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="100%"></embed> </object> <span><a href="http://soundcloud.com/phonophani/sets/the-sound-of-dead-languages">The Sound of Dead Languages</a> by <a href="http://soundcloud.com/phonophani">phonophani</a></span> A mini-LP with a collection of various experiments based on audio clips of dead or dying languages. What is a language? What do we loose when a language dies? If not any meaning, then at least the unique sound. Each track tries to extract harmony, rhythm and timbre from recordings made of the last speakers of various languges. The set is released under a Creative Commons License.