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    Secret Songs of Birds: The Hidden Beauty of Birdsong Revealed (British Library) (CD-Audio) By (author) British Library, Edited by Cheryl Tipp

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    DescriptionDiscover the hidden beauty of birdsong with this remarkable new CD from the British Library. Many songbirds, such as the Skylark, Icterine Warbler and Grey Fantail produce songs that astound us with their complexity and speed of delivery. Though these songs never fail to impress, it is almost impossible for the human ear to distinguish the wealth of hidden notes and surprising melodies that make up these remarkable compositions. On this disc original recordings are played alongside digitally mastered versions where the natural speed has been specifically altered to reveal the subtle intricacy of each song in its full splendour. Join us as we enter this unknown world to hear the secret songs of birds.

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    Secret Songs of Birds
    The Hidden Beauty of Birdsong Revealed
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) British Library, Edited by Cheryl Tipp
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 125 mm
    Height: 142 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 91 g
    ISBN 13: 9780712351041
    ISBN 10: 0712351043

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: WNCB
    BIC E4L: SCP
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    LC classification: QL
    B&T General Subject: 560
    Abridged Dewey: 598
    DC22: 598.1594
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 97
    BISAC V2.8: NAT004000
    Thema V1.0: WNCB
    The British Library Publishing Division
    Imprint name
    The British Library Publishing Division
    Publication date
    15 July 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Review quote
    "Enough savagery and violence. Relax and listen to the glorious trilling of the ruby crowned kinglet, the rufus tailed scrubbed robin, the grasshopper warbler and 24 other lesser known songbirds. The ultimate DIY dawn chorus."--"Guardian"--Sue Arnold