About Quest for Sound...
Listen to Jay Allison's Introduction to the Quest in 14.4 or 28.8.
Listen to the Response to the Quest in 14.4 or 28.8.
Browse and Listen to Quest for Sound Stories we have broadcast to date.
Quest for Sound is a call to listeners
to send in their home recordings of the last one hundred
years to be shaped into stories that capture the rituals
and sounds of everyday life.
you for your favorite sonic artifacts. If you have
audio treasures to send us, call us first at our National
Quest for Sound Hotline. We want to hear
what we all decided was worth saving about ourselves, the
ordinary and fabulous, the joyous and miserable, the
ancient and the modern.
Photo courtesy of Michael Blake
recorded letters sent home from the war, debate club
practice tapes, pen-pal audio files from the Internet,
personal recordings of historical events, your unique
collection of doorbell sounds. What else is out there?
You tell us.
We want your
sounds and the stories that go with them... the childhood
voices of famous men, the recorded letters of lovers,
mysterious dialogues on forgotten cassettes found by the
side of the road.
Quest for Sound Curator Jay Allison
for Sound," is curated by Producer Jay Allison
with help from NPR's Art Silverman, Viki Merrick, Darcy Bacon, and Kate Volkman.
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