ECD 74 Suburbia II and skylines by Various

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Release details

Catalogue numberECD 74
TitleSuburbia II and skylines
Cover conditionNear mint
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label code$
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byBBC
Country of originUK UK flag
Media typePrimary
Media genreSound effects - Birds
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Run-off codes / Shop bar codesECD 74 . 1:2 MASTERED BY NIMBUS
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Below is a list of tracks for this release.
Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1Suburban traffic, heavy traffic and footsteps - 19724.31
A2Suburban traffic, heavy traffic and footsteps in one-way street (right to left) - 19724.29
A3Suburb north of London with birdsong4.31
A4Town atmosphere from roof top with wind, birds and mid-distant traffic - 19814.30
A5Small town in summer, with birds, distant traffic and some speech - 19804.31
A6Town park atmosphere, birds and wind in trees - 19724.32
A7Quiet park atmosphere, with distant traffic and light wind, distant jet aircraft passes overhead from 0'34" - 19723.50
A8Autumn atmosphere, blackbirds' evening calls with traffic background - Oct 19813.30
A9Garden in north London at evening, rain beginning at 1'30" - May 19854.02
A10Surburban garden at night with distant traffic, distant plane overhead, occasional speech, no birdsong - Feb 19814.06
A11 Pigeons flying off - 19820.07
A12Pigeons flying off - 19820.04
A13Pigeons flying off - 19820.07
A14Pigeons flying off - 19820.05
A15Pigeons flying out of coop - 19820.07
A16Pigeons flying and chasing in coop - 19821.05
A17Pigeons flapping and chasing in coop - 19823.29
A18 Refuse collection, dust cart arrives, bins emptied, departs (occasional distant speech) - Jan 19801.30
A19Refuse collection, loading crusher (close perspective, occasional distant speech) - Jan 19801.31
A20Refuse collection, unloading dustcart at tip (occasional distant speech) - Jan 19801.30
A21 Road maintenace, pneumatic drill, constant run - Jan 19801.01
A22Road maintenance, pneumatic drill, constant run, compressor, start, run, stop - Jan 19801.31
A23Road repairs, tar laying machine, grit laid, diesel rollers prepare surface (occasional distant speech) - Jan 19802.09
A24 Wide perspective skyline (specially created ambience)4.33
A25Open skyline (specially created ambience)4.31
A26Traffic from top of city building4.32
A27Busy city skyline with brake squeals4.31
Total length of media 1:14:55.


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Further information

These are a series of BBC CD albums which basically digitised the original BBC sound effects albums found in the main BBC cagalogue.


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