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Episode 12:
These Words, Forever

Published
Jun 01,2009

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Music, Footnotes & Ephemera

Went back to Max Richter well on this one. Three pieces (”The Road is a Gray Tape,” “Broken Symmetries at Y,” followed by “A Sudden Manhattan of the Mind”) from the 24 Postcards in Full Color record.

I’ve loved this story for years and years. I was spurred into doing it for the podcast after flipping through David Milner’s book, Perfecting Sound Forever.

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9 Comments on These Words, Forever

  1. Stella says:

    Thank you for putting these together. The Memory Palace has quickly become one of my favorite podcasts with each new addition rivaling the bar set by the last. I know that the idea in this latest installment is going to haunt me for quite a while… what a unique idea… if only…

  2. Lisa Rae says:

    Beautiful. I adore this.

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  4. Sally J. says:

    Beautiful and haunting. Thank you so much for this.

  5. Leigh says:

    New listener here, just wanted to convey my thanks for this! You surely have read the 19thC French science fiction novel The Future Eve, yes? There’s a soliloquy very early on a line of which I quoted to myself as I was walking along and listening to your lovely podcast: “Dead voices, lost sounds, forgotten noises, vibrations lockstepping into the abyss, and now too distant to be recaptured! …What sort of arrows would be able to transfix such birds?”

  6. Rina says:

    Beautiful! Thank you!

  7. admin says:

    I’ve lost a little bit of track of the sources on this one, except: David Milner’s book, Perfecting Sound Forever

  8. Larry says:

    Terry Pratchett has something similar in his Diskworld series: the Listening Monks, who meditate and try to hear the first sounds of Creation, and before Creation (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religions_of_the_Discworld#The_Listening_Monks). Perhaps they were inspired by Marconi’s idea, or just the idea of telescopes looking back through time for all that has come before.

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