Favourite sounds

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Favourite sounds

Postby Cyril Haearn » 14 Jul 2020, 10:46am

We had favourite smells a while ago, but whatabout favourite sounds?

Just heard one of mine, gambolling children screeching and squealing :wink:

What are your favourite sounds?
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Re: Favourite sounds

Postby further » 14 Jul 2020, 11:00am

The hiss of a pint of ale being pulled.

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Re: Favourite sounds

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 14 Jul 2020, 11:03am

Hi,
A very loud bang :P
okay maybe that's not my favourite sound.
Favourite is probably going to be a motor between your legs rising with revs.
Wind And sea noises, Very strong ones of course, basically any noise which drowns out something else.
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Re: Favourite sounds

Postby al_yrpal » 14 Jul 2020, 12:05pm

Silence

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Re: Favourite sounds

Postby Navara » 14 Jul 2020, 12:09pm

Skylark song.Reminds me of my childhood when our village was surrounded by fields.Now sadly housing estates.

Fast running streams/waterfalls,very soothing.

In fact probably everything you hear when out walking or cycling miles away from the nearest town.
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Re: Favourite sounds

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 14 Jul 2020, 12:44pm

Hi,
Pure silence, hard to find unless you are way up on the moors or remote beach.
Camping next to running water a must as it drowns out all the nocturnal animals thumping around.
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Re: Favourite sounds

Postby Cyril Haearn » 14 Jul 2020, 1:47pm

further wrote:The hiss of a pint of ale being pulled.

Sounds just like my unfavourite sound, a p******e :?
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More favourites: a train on jointed track, train blowing it's horn at the crossing, I can hear that from home
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Re: Favourite sounds

Postby Oldjohnw » 14 Jul 2020, 2:32pm

Birdsong. Even woodpigeons. Not crows when I'm camping.

Silence.

A violin or clarinet concerto.

Bacon sizzling when camping.
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Re: Favourite sounds

Postby Pebble » 14 Jul 2020, 2:47pm

Curlews when up on the moor roads in the late evening - just haunting
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3UBH_M_LGk

Moorland bird noises are all good, Lapwings and that strange drumming noises Jack Snipe make.

Not in these parts but wild camping up in the far north west, Ptarmigan - now that is an odd sound completely freaked me out the first time I heard one, I was all by myself in a bivy bag 10 mile from the nearest road.
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Re: Favourite sounds

Postby simonineaston » 14 Jul 2020, 2:52pm

some birds are better than others... when I lived on a boat opposite Christ Church Meadow, the Canada geese sailed pretty close to the wind with their dawn bickering... dawn occuring in summer at an unsocially early hour!
Interestingly, I don't ascribe sound with the same zoom-straight-to-the-memory quality that smells have due, I'm told, to the smell processing department being next door to the memory processing department, whereas the sound processing dept. is not...
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Re: Favourite sounds

Postby Oldjohnw » 14 Jul 2020, 5:10pm

I remember on both Tiree and Colonsay hearing the corncrake. Not exactly musical but music to my ears.

I love the lark ascending.
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Re: Favourite sounds

Postby NickWi » 14 Jul 2020, 5:45pm

further wrote:The hiss of a pint of ale being pulled.


I'd refine that a little and say the hiss of a bottle of beer being opened then that ring, rattle, settling sound of the bottle top takes a second to come to rest on a hard surface.

Ahh.. the anticipation.

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Re: Favourite sounds

Postby [XAP]Bob » 14 Jul 2020, 7:35pm

al_yrpal wrote:Silence

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Re: Favourite sounds

Postby peetee » 14 Jul 2020, 7:45pm

Silence
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Re: Favourite sounds

Postby slowster » 14 Jul 2020, 7:55pm

peetee wrote:Merlin engine

Two Merlin engines