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The Blackbird: Sound Portraits of the Blackbird in Song


By: British Library Sound Archive (Author)

runtime: 67 min

British Library of Wild Sounds/National Sound Archive

Audio CD | Sep 2016 | #208943 | ISBN-13: 9780712351294
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NHBS Price: £8.33 $10/€9 approx

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The Blackbird is one of the most familiar of all British birds and its song is a great favourite. Enjoy the beautiful melodies created by this much-loved songbird in the British Library's new collection of recordings, which reveal the extraordinary virtuosity, splendour and magic of its song. From the poet Edward Thomas to The Beatles, the Blackbird has been an inspiration to writers, composers and the wider public for many centuries. The recordings on this disc, sourced from across Europe to ensure the highest possible quality, show why, and offer a compilation of sound portraits that promises hours of listening pleasure

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