Sound

The National Gallery is collaborating with Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication on 'Transcriptions: Sound’, an innovative new project which involves sound design students producing a three-minute response to a painting of their choice in the Gallery's collection.

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From the sound artist:

 

This is one of three paintings Gallen-Kallela made of Lake Keitele, north of Helsinki. He was inspired by the Finnish epic poem 'The Kalevala', which tells the story of the mythical hero Väinämöinen, the son of the wind, whose magical voice enchanted the forest and all he encountered on his journeys. The disturbed lines in the painting represent Väinämöinen rowing across the lake playing his kantele, a traditional Finnish stringed instrument, which he made from the jaws of a pike. The atmospheres recorded here are all original; the bird sounds are pheasants.

 

James Murray

Ricky Martin
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Ophelia among the Flowers
Georgi Marinov
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A Scene from 'The Forcibly Bewitched'
Jamie Frye
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A Deerhound with Dead Game and Implements of the Chase
George Benson
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Venus and Mars
David Humphries
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An Alchemist
Robert Newman
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Cognoscenti in a Room hung with Pictures
Alan Weldon
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The Enchanted Castle
William O'Connor
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An Old Woman with a Rosary
Yasemine Berglund
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Ophelia among the Flowers
Richard Davis
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The Bull-Fighter's Salute
Adam Hepburn
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Cenotaph
Camila Vala Roberto
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Witches at their Incantations
Cleo Frank
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Rain, Steam and Speed
James Hodder
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Winter Landscape
Jamie Spinks
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Surprised!
Ricky Martin
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Water-Lilies
Se-Jin Park
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Calais Pier
Simon Bowden
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Rich Man being led to Hell
Toby Owen
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The Execution of Maximilian
Nick Gratwick
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A Vase of Flowers
Louiza Loizou
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A Wheatfield, with Cypresses
Ewan Henesy
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Winter Landscape
Matthew Davies
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Trojan Horse
Alex Campbell
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The Fighting Temeraire
Mark Durham
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Lapiths and the Centaurs
Chris Jablonski
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Storm at Honfleur
James Murray
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Lake Keitele
 
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