Recorded between 01:00 and 03:00 BST on 13 April 2020 at Parson’s Plot, between Ide and Dunchideock, near Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom. Ordnance Survey grid reference SX 876892; lat/long: 50.691597, -3.592540; what3words: ///discouraged.larger.clues. 209 metres above mean sea level. Wind force 1 (light air, 1m/s) rising to force 5 (fresh breeze, 9m/s) later in the night. Clear sky; no precipitation. Recording made on a Tascam DR-05X with two foam windshields.
The tree at this location is a distinctive feature on the ridge, visible from the centre of Exeter. In 2017 it was the subject of a project led by artists Volkhardt Müller and Dawn Scarfe called ‘Broadcasts from the Edge of the Horizon – The Beacon’. Find out more at http://www.toposexeter.uk/2017/07/broadcasts-from-the-edge-of-the-horizon-the-beacon/ and http://www.dawnscarfe.co.uk/project_beacon.
Nocturnes is an Ear, Knows & Throat project.