Hearing Voices: Easter Island's Big Stone Heads

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Easter Island moai

Easter Island moai at dusk. Jack Chance/Hearing Voices hide caption

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Producer Jack Chance of Hearing Voices takes a trip to remote Easter Island to record some of the local music. He hears stories about how the island's famous stone heads, called moai, were arrayed around the perimeter of the island many centuries ago.

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