Xi’an Belltower Xi’an (西安) China

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

Photo Xi'an Belltower (钟楼)

It was about 2pm in the afternoon when this bell started ringing across the square in the center of the city.  The belltower (钟楼), across from the appropriately named drumtower, and between the Belltower Hotel, once contained a much larger bell used for announcing the time.
Captured with DPA 4060 lavaliere mics into the SD 744t.  Use headphones for best effect. Creative Commons License

Use headphones for best effect. Xi'an Belltower Xi'an (西安) China Captured with DPA 4060 lavaliere mics into the SD 744t.

Fish Market Xi’an China

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

photo of fish market wares

April 25th, 2007
Across from our hotel in Xi’an was a fish market: eel, flounder, toads, and jellyfish were among many that were unknown to us.  The highlight of this recording for me was a boy of about 6 or 7 who paused in his shrimp de-veining duties (or whatever his family was doing) and said “hello”.  The sound that comes out of his mouth sounded like a musical note, or the ploink of dripping water.  Captured with DPA 4060 lavaliere mics into the SD 744t.  Use headphones for best effect. Creative Commons License

Use headphones for best effect. Fish Market Xi'an China, Captured with DPA 4060 lavaliere mics into the SD 744t.