A Sound Map of the River Isar

Echinger Stausee. Copyright: charles kenwright/ kenwrightfineart.com

I´ve started making a sound map of the river Isar. The river flows from it´s source near Scharnitz in the Austrian Karwendel Mountains to where it joins the River Danube in Bavaria, Germany. The idea is to select various places and record the ambient sound. The Isar flows through very differing locations – mountains, rural and agricultural areas, industrial sites, towns and also Bavaria´s capital city, Munich, giving a rich and varied selection of ambient sounds Eventually each location will be online and marked on an Open Street Map. I´ll be posting more recently recorded locations in the next few days. This one is a bird reserve which is next to the Isar – it´s strictly not on the Isar, but it´s part of the general ecosystem. So sit back, close our eyes and listen to the birds and the occasional sound of humans in the Echinger bird reserve. By the way, use headphones if you have them, it sound better.

1 thought on “A Sound Map of the River Isar

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s