A Whole New World of Sounds

We had the fortune of spending a week’s time with Walter Murch, an American Editor & Sound Designer. He is a two-time Oscar winner, having worked on projects like The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, The English Patient etc. He was at our film school to teach us. He was accompanied by his wife Aggie Murch. Though the couple was quite elder to us they mingled really well with us. We had organised a small party in their honour. Amidst the banter during the party, we asked Mrs Aggie what her hobbies were. She took out a small sound recorder from her purse. Mr & Mrs Murch loved travelling around the world. Mrs Aggie would record the unique sounds of every place she visited. Just like tourists like to photograph their memories, she just recorded them! She had curated an extensive library of sounds during her lifetime. Since sound has the virtue of being formless, which the photographs lack, the joy of its collection is unique and special at the same time. As film buffs, paying more attention to the sounds around us will definitely increase our awareness of the world we live in.
(Translated by Amogh Patwardhan)

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ಇಲ್ಲಿ ವ್ಯಕ್ತವಾಗುವ ಅಭಿಪ್ರಾಯಗಳು ಹಾಗು ನಿಲುವುಗಳು ಅದನ್ನು ವ್ಯಕ್ತಪಡಿಸುವ ಜನರ ವೈಯಕ್ತಿಕ ಅಭಿಪ್ರಾಯಗಳು. ಎಫ್. ಯು. ಸಿ. ಆ ಅಭಿಪ್ರಾಯಗಳಿಗೆ ಯಾವುದೇ ನೈತಿಕ ಅಥವ ಕಾನೂನುಬದ್ಧ ಹೊಣೆಗಾರಿಕೆ ವಹಿಸುವುದಿಲ್ಲ. ನಮ್ಮ ವೇದಿಕೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರಕಟವಾಗುವ ಬರಹಗಳು, ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮಗಳು, ಸಂದರ್ಶನಗಳು, ಇತ್ಯಾದಿಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ವ್ಯಕ್ತವಾಗುವ ಎಲ್ಲ ಅಭಿಪ್ರಾಯಗಳು ಅದನ್ನು ವ್ಯಕ್ತಪಡಿಸಿದವರಿಗೆ ಮಾತ್ರ ಸೇರಿದ್ದು. ಎಫ್. ಯು. ಸಿ. ಯಾವುದೇ ಸಿದ್ಧಾಂತ, ಮತ, ಜಾತಿ, ಪಂಗಡ, ಭಾಷೆ ಅಥವ ನಂಬಿಕೆಗಳಿಗೆ ಚ್ಯುತಿ ತರಲು ಬಯಸುವುದಿಲ್ಲ.

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