"A soundscape is any collection of sounds, almost like a painting is a collection of visual attractions," says composer R. Murray Schafer. "When you listen carefully to the soundscape it becomes quite miraculous." David New's portrait of the renowned composer becomes a lesson unto itself, gracing viewers (and listeners) with a singular moment of interactive subjectivity. This film was produced for the 2009 Governor General's Performing Arts Award.

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Film Credits

David New
David New
David New
Gerry Flahive
director of photography
Michael Grippo
sound recordist
Igal Petel
sound design
Garnet Willis
David Matthews
Garnet Willis
David Matthews
executive producer
Silva Basmajian

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  • eleona

    “Watching this is a good way to remind everyone about the second annual World Listening Day on July 18th, Murray's birthday. Learn more about how you can participate at” — eleona, 28 Jun 2011

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