Sound Off! // Comment Klatsch #8: Sounds From the Past
klatsch \KLAHCH\ , noun: A casual gathering of people, esp. for refreshments and informal conversation [German Klatsch, from klatschen, to gossip, make a sharp noise, of imitative origin.] (Dictionary.com)
Dear Readers: Today’s Sound Off!//Comment Klatsch question comes to you from Maile Colbert, SO! regular, as a follow up conversation to her World Listening Month post: “Wayback Sound Machine: Sound Through Time, Space, and Place.” Give it a read and/or just jump right in and let us know what you think.
— J. Stoever-Ackerman, Editor-in-Chief
P.S. Don’t forget, we are giving away a Sounding Out! sticker to today’s Klatsch participants. After you’ve commented, simply email your snail mail address to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What information can sound from the past carry and how might that be useful or important to us in the present?
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