Martin Behaim + Philip Jeck = Yuri Suzuki
August 11, 2013 2:57 PM   Subscribe

The Sound of the Earth is sound artist Yuri Suzuki's spherical record project, modeled after a topographic globe of the Earth. The grooves represent the outlines of each geographic landmass. Each country on the disc is engraved with a different sound. As the needle passes over, it plays field recordings collected by Suzuki from around the world over the course of four years: traditional folk music, national anthems, popular music and spoken word broadcasts.

Yuri Suzuki previously on MeFi.
posted by mykescipark (2 comments total) 13 users marked this as a favorite
This rules. I want to hear the entire thing in person. Where is it?
posted by oceanjesse at 8:35 PM on August 11, 2013

It doesn't appear to be installed anywhere at present, but you can listen to the whole globe at the first link. (Which, I agree, is somewhat secondary to being able to watch it in action.)
posted by mykescipark at 10:30 PM on August 11, 2013

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