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Mingan Stories​/​Le P​ê​cheur Acadien

by Earthsound

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A sound montage featuring the spoken reflections of Guy Côté, a ranger at the Mingan Archipelago National Parks Preserve, a group of islands on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River in eastern Quebec. Côté speaks about growing up in the area and notes changes he has observed in the intensity of storms and seasonal timing of flowers. His reflections are accompanied by Côté singing Le Pêcheur Acadien, an ode to the sea by A.T. Bourque. In addition, the montage includes field recordings from the park by Jason Davis.


released July 2, 2017
Jason Davis, sound recording and composition
Guy Côté, storytelling and singing


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Earthsound, led by bassist and composer Jason Davis, combines jazz, world music, and sounds of the natural world. Through the organization Climate Stories Project, Earthsound produces original music which incorporates excerpts from climate story interviews, creating a vivid portrait of the changing climate as expressed through music and spoken narrative. ... more

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