Jo Burzynska's Sound Recordings

An audio recording of the soundscape following the earthquake, and a sound piece composed using the recording.

Last updated
1:04pm 11th December 2017

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Earthquake Audio File
Earthquake Audio File
This audio file was recorded in Lyttelton. It captures the human and electronic responses following the 22nd February 2011 earthquake such as people talking, snips of radio broadcast, and alarms going off.
Body Waves
Body Waves
In collaboration with Melbourne sound artist Malcolm Riddoch, the original recording has also been turned into an audio work entitled "Body Waves", which accentuates the lower frequency harmonics at a venue to create a piece that goes beyond the auditory system and can be felt in the body. This piece has been performed several times, including in New Zealand, Australia and Slovenia. Listen to it here: