'L' Sounds

Grabación de una pianista tocando la canción “La Bamba”. Grabado con Zoom h4n. / Recording of a pianist playing the song "La Bamba". Recorded with Zoom h4n.
This is a recording of the traditional Mexican birthday song “Las mañanitas” played on an acoustic guitar. This song is often played to wake up the person on his or her birthday. The lyrics not sang here have biblical references and speaks of “waking up”. This version of the song is played by Gustavo Andrade on a wooden acoustic guitar unaccompanied by the lyrics so you can hear the beauty of the music. Es una grabación de sonido de la canción mexicana tradicional para cumpleaños realizado en... Read More
Extracto de la canción “La Gozadera” cantada por artistas cubanos Gente de Zona con artista americano Marc Antony. Los artistas cantan sobre los latinoamericanos uniéndose para una fiesta en este extracto. Extraído por Youtube (https://youtu.be/VMp55KH_3wo). / Excerpt from the song “La Gozadera” sung by Cuban artists Gente de Zona with American artist Marc Antony. “La gozadera” is a party and the artists sing about the Latin Americans joining together and having a big party in the extract.... Read More
Grabación de una canción por Carlos Vives, un artista contemporáneo colombiana de música que mezcla el género de vallenato con pop y rock. Por ejemplo, Vives contribuya instrumentos como la guitarra y maracas a los instrumentos tradicionales de vallenato-- el acordeón, la caja, y la guacharaca. La canción, “La Tierra de Olvido,” está una canción de amor que está considerada ser muy representativo de la obra da Vives. | Recording of a song by Carlos Vives, a contemporary Columbian artist of... Read More
Extracto de la canción “La vida es un Carnaval” cantada por artista cubana Celia Cruz, la “reina de salsa”. En la canción, Celia Cruz menciona que no se debe preocupar con lo malo porque “todo pasa.” Extraído por Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaZoajkutG8). / Excerpt from the song “La vida es un Carnaval” sung by Cuban artista Celia Cruz, the “queen of salsa.” In the song, Celia Cruz mentions that we shouldn’t worry about the bad because “everything happens.” Extracted from Youtube (... Read More
Recording of the water of one of two small lakes in the Arb at Oberlin College being blown into the pebbles on the bank. Recorded on a Tascam portable recorder.
Sound recording of The Room Essentials Task Lamp (desk lamp) with a plastic shade, a metal body, and a plastic knob being turned on and off. Recorded on a Zoom H4N.
Sound recording of a lamping being turned on and off. The light requires two turns to be activated and another two turns to be deactivated. The lamp is an antique, that was purchased at a thrift store in Newport News, Virginia, so the gears in the turn key has a sort of resonating echo that louder sound than a lot of newer lamps. This sound was recorded in a studio apartment and there was a small electric hum of the refrigerator in the background.
Sound recording of a Spanish undergraduate student asking for directions to his chemistry class to a Non-Spanish speaking undergraduate student. The recording highlights the challenges of language barriers in the aural architecture of the space. The recording was taken around 12 pm in the hallway between classes in the Klaus building, which is why other students can be heard conversing in the background. Recorded with an iPhone 6 using the built-in microphone and voice memo application.
Dell Inspiron 1764 lap top opening its disc tray, closing it, and reading a compact disc. Recorded with Zoom H4nPro.
The sounds of someone typing and clicking on a laptop. Recorded on an iPhone 5s.
Sound recording of a student typing on their MacBook Pro laptop in an empty classroom. The classroom has audible air conditioning running, and the sound of the student's sweater can be heard rubbing against the computer as they type. Recorded using a Blue Microphones Bluebird SL Large-Diaphragm condenser microphone and an Alesis MultiMix 4 USB FX 4-Channel Mixer.