Times in Sound, Letters of War

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London, Ontario, Canada
Times in Sound, Letters of War. Mary has drawn from the Canadian Letters and Images project of Vancouver Island University to compose and map letters written by WWI soldiers and their families who were located in Southwestern Ontario. Mary explores the power of sound and place with this mapped and geolocated sound work where fragments from the letters serve as both lyric and note.

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Fragments of WWI letters written to/from the region of Southwestern Ontario are composed into a sound work in which the words are both lyric and note.

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Times in Sound, Letters of War -- Early Years

The sound work starts as WWI begins, with the words from a letter written by John Scatcherd of the L…

End of War

Listen to the first hand accounts of the end of the war as experienced by both the men and women of …

Middle Years

Listen to hear the stories of loss and the impact on the families at home.

Early Years with Alexander Ewen

Alexander Ewen boarded with Donalda McClean and her family at 277 Wharncilffe Rd. North. He emigrate…

Full Soundwork

Listen to the full sound work, Sounds in Time, Letters of War. Follow the voices and stories as they…

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