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Re: The New World - movie

Subject: Re: The New World - movie
From: "Danny Meltzer" dannymeltzer
Date: Thu Oct 5, 2006 8:41 pm (PDT)
There are frogs calls during the day...but it just seemed that the
amount they were using seemed incongruous...but I could be wrong.

Yes it's a gorgeous soundtrack...nature soundswise.  They worked with
the Cornell Lab to recreate a lost soundscape...a chorus of animals
from the 17th century that of course does not exist anymore.  They
even recreated the call of the extinct Carolina Parakeet for the movie.


--- In  Kent Sparling <> wrote:
> hi danny:
> i did see "the new world" recently
> and was struck by what a beautiful soundtrack it had,
> though i can't remember specifically about frogs during the day,
> but, please forgive my ignorance, is that incorrect?
> i'm sure i've heard frogs during the day somewhere, sometime,
> or am i mis-remembering?
> experts, please set me straight on the whole frog thing
> cheers
> kent
> On Oct 5, 2006, at 2:00 PM, Danny Meltzer wrote:
> > I saw this back when it came out and was watching it again today...
> >
> > Has anyone seen this recently?
> >
> > Am I crazy or did they put in frog calls during the day? They did go
> > to quite a bit of effort to include appropriate local natural
> > sounds...and I actually know the sound editor Skip, he's very in tune
> > with the world [as all sound editors ought to be]...but I think they
> > made a mistake there.
> >
> > Danny
> >
> >
> > 

"Microphones are not ears,
Loudspeakers are not birds,
A listening room is not nature."
Klas Strandberg

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