A summer's day in deepest darkest East Anglia, and a record of the changing physical and sonic landscapes of the countryside. It's an area of ghost airfields, buried history, and vast wide open fields under a vast wide open sky.

Transcription of larksong by Professor Walter Garstang.
Voices -
Mr. William Aldred, an 80 year-old farmhand, recorded in 1936
Professor H. C. Wyld (reading an extract from Beowulf)
Basil Brown, the archaeologist responsible for the discovery of the ship burial at Sutton Hoo
Olivia Masi, reading her poem and talking about the disappearance of corncrakes from the countryside

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    • Norwich, UK
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