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An antidote to today’s frenzied world. Step back, let go, immerse yourself: it’s time to go slow.A lo-fi celebration of pure sound.

An antidote to today’s frenzied world. Step back, let go, immerse yourself: it’s time to go slow.A lo-fi celebration of pure sound.
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Location:

United Kingdom

Networks:

BBC

Description:

An antidote to today’s frenzied world. Step back, let go, immerse yourself: it’s time to go slow.A lo-fi celebration of pure sound.

Language:

English


Episodes

Sounds of a mountain climb in the Lake District

12/11/2017
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The poet Helen Mort and her friend Andrew walk from The Old Dungeon Ghyll - a famous hikers and climbers pub in Great Langdale - up to Raven Crag where they climb Middle Fell Buttress on a very wintery day at the end of July.

Duration: 00:25:13


An immersive experience of the British countryside

12/3/2017
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The sounds of a walk along Offa's Dyke, with Horatio Clare.

Duration: 00:14:22


A journey along the Sacred River

11/26/2017
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Sounds of the sacred from around the world, introduced by Neil MacGregor.

Duration: 00:16:49


The divine love of the monastery

11/20/2017
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Benedictine monks speak about their experiences of divine love against a background of chant and sounds that evoke the peace and serenity of the monastery. This episode of the Slow Radio podcast originally featured in Meditations from a Monastery, a BBC Radio 3 series accompanying the BBC Four television series Retreat: Meditations from a Monastery.

Duration: 00:14:03


Life on a shanty boat

11/19/2017
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A 20-minute watery odyssey - idling down the Tennessee River with the best thunderstorm in a tin shack you are ever going to hear... and some frogs… In the company of Betty Goines, who grew up on a shanty boat during the depression, Wes Modes takes his recreated shanty out on to the river, to gather stories for his Secret History of American River People project, and to live a life under the cosy tin roof of his shanty - close to the water, and all the elements..

Duration: 00:20:08