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British Library Sound Archive - Underwater Field Recordings

London, 26.10.17

Selection and mix by Cheryl Tipp. One hour of continuous underwater field recordings, from a Humpback Whale singing in the Caribbean Sea to the metallic creaks of a Victorian pier. Many thanks go to all the recordists who gave permission for their recordings to be shared.

You can check out a full detailed breakdown of the tracklist here.

Tracklist

  • RECORDED BY PETER TOLL. NORFOLK, ENGLAND. 2012
    CROMER PIER UNDERWATER
  • RECORDED BY OLIVER BOISSEAU. MILFORD SOUND, NEW ZEALAND. 2001
    BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN ECHOLOCATION & VARIOUS CALL TYPES
  • RECORDED BY THE INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR ANIMAL WELFARE. GULF OF ST LAWRENCE, CANADA. 1997
    HARP SEALS CALLING UNDER THE ICE
  • RECORDED AND PRODUCED BY TOM LAWRENCE
    THE LOUGH’S BREATH (EXCERPT FROM TOUCH RADIO 53)
  • RECORDED BY PETER TOLL. LLANDRINDOD WELLS, WALES. 2011
    POND LIFE
  • RECORDED BY RICHARD BEARD. ISLE OF WIGHT, ENGLAND. 2013
    GENTLE WAVES FROM UNDERWATER
  • RECORDED BY JOHN B CUNNINGHAM. AZORES, NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1993
    SPERM WHALE CLICKS AND CODAS
  • RECORDED BY SIMON ELLIOTT, TYNE AND WEAR, ENGLAND. 2013
    COMMON FROG TADPOLE FEEDING SOUNDS
  • RECORDED BY ANTHONY D. HAWKINS. MARINE LABORATORY ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND. 1967
    MALE HADDOCK SPAWNING SOUNDS
  • RECORDED BY THE INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR ANIMAL WELFARE. AZORES, NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN. 1990
    PILOT WHALE CLICKS AND CALLS
  • RECORDED BY PETER TOLL. DEVON, ENGLAND. 2011
    EXMOUTH MARINA UNDERWATER
  • RECORDED BY THE INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR ANIMAL WELFARE. CARIBBEAN SEA. 2000
    HUMPBACK WHALE SONG
  • RECORDED BY SLAVEK KWI. TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA. 2011
    NOCTURNAL CRUSTACEANS UNDER PIER