Monthly platform for the Ars Acustica. Varying from experimental impro to acousmatics, from sound and radio art to composed contemporary music. With frequent attention for festivals and home recordings. This time in Café Sonore a recording from the archives. Titled ‘Chants de Printemps’, on 21 March 2006 there was a broadcast of Café Sonore on Dutch television that was a sort of tribute to the beautiful birdsong that breaks out annually in spring.
01. A. Alberts. tune cafe sonore. (A. Alberts). 01:00. Album: n/a (home recording of composer). 02. Chris Watson. frgm The Crossroads (Chris Watson). 05:00. Album: Stepping into the dark. Label: Touch / TO 27. 03. n/a. frgm Berg and Bos park (nature recording by Bernard Fort). 01:00. Album: Le matin des oiseaux. Label: Sittelle / SIT 30042-2. 04. Monologue Hans Peeters (Dutch Society for the Protection of Birds). (Several home recordings by Rene van Peer and Armeno Alberts of dutch wildlife area the ‘Kampina’). 05. n/a frgm morgendliches vogelkonzert. (nature recording by Walter Tilgner). 02:30. Album: Fruhlingskonzert. Label: Wergo / SM 9003-50. 06. Monologue Hans Slabbekoorn (behavioural biologist). (Several home recordings by Hans Slabbekoorn of blackbirds). 07. n/a. frgm merle noir aux cours basses. (nature recording by Jean C. Roche). 06:30. Album: Le reveil des oiseaux. Label: Sittelle / SIT 24409. 08. n/a. frgm Peewits before dawn. (nature recording by Geoff Sample). 04:00. Album: Moorland Soundscapes. Label: Wildsong / WHCD 0022. 09. n/a. frgm Dawn chorus in may. (nature recording by Geoff Sample). 05:00. Album: Woodland Soundscapes. Label: Wildsong / WHCD 0021. 10. n/a. Echo Location. (nature recording by Peter Cusack). 02:05. Album: Where is the green parot. Label: ReR megacorps / ReR PC1. 11. n/a. frgm The dunes in spring. (nature recording by Geoff Sample). 05:18. Album: Sea-Shore Soundscapes. Label: Wildsong / WHCD 0023. 12. Monologue Magnus Robb (Scottish composer and birdsong collector). (Several home recordings by Magnus van Eland, great snipe, ruff, snowy owl, Siberian rubythroat, thrush nightingale). 13. n/a. Rossignols Philomeles en foret de montagne. (nature recording by Jean C. RochÈ). 06:01. Album: Rossignols. Label: Sittelle / SIT 43608.