Touching the Sound

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March 02, 2008

Standing on 8 feet of ice in Antarctica you can actually feel the call of the Weddell seal below through your boots. The Carthusian monks say you can feel the vow of silence in your soul. In this hour of To The Best Of Our Knowledge, touching the sound of a monk's silence and a seal's call. And, an exploration of sound with famed percussionist Evelyn Glennie, who happens to be deaf.

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January 11, 2009
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March 02, 2023