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Earth Dances: crying out loud

April 15th, 2015

Episode 674 of 3777 episodes

The second of four programs by Andrew Ford about primitivism in music and why it impacts so strongly on us. From the first cries of a newborn baby, we call out to each other with our voices. More than the words we utter, the way we utter them tells others how we feel and what we want. The raw urgency of human communication is something musicians have long sought to capture in their music.

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