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"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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  • writer
    David New
  • director
    David New
  • editor
    David New
  • producer
    Gerry Flahive
  • director of photography
    Michael Grippo
  • sound recordist
    Igal Petel
  • sound design
    Garnet Willis
    David Matthews
  • mix
    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