The Sound of Heritage project started in 2021 and was a collaboration between a University of Central Lancashire research project named ‘The Global Sound Movement’ and professional musician and composer Aziz Ibrahim. Facilitated by Heritage Learning Lancashire, the project aimed to capture the ambient and unique sounds of significant historical sites, including textile mills, Halls […]
We team up with Sylvia A B Moran to carry out a podcast on Music Secrets Exposed. Sylvia has 20 years of music tutoring with almost 200 students. Sylvia exposes missing pieces of musical ‘knowledge’ to help amateur musicians avoid common pitfalls and, more importantly, to uncover new and exciting opportunities in the musical world. […]
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Arriving at the home of the Yao Tribe, we were greeted by a group of women, carving and cutting raw fish and leaves over a fire, next to a truck with no bonnet. We were surrounded by groups of beautiful children all dressed in their exquisitely designed handmade black and orange outfits. Their outfits were […]
Arriving at the Hani Village, high up in the mountains of Yunnan, the views were absolutely breath taking. It had started to rain so we had to split the umbrellas between us accordingly – making sure all the equipment stayed nice and dry. We had to walk down some really narrow back roads, which were […]
Driving up through miles of forestry and rice fields, we finally reached a tiny village amongst the incredibly lush green mountains. The members of the village greeted us – we intrigued everyone, as they had never seen a person of non-Chinese ethnicity before. We followed the crowds of people down to a large concrete sports […]
The GSM team had been looking forward to seeing this instrument played, this was an instrument that we really wanted to capture on this trip. Traditionally invented in Iran, Kuwait, Syria the instrument had travelled a long way from the middle east until it got to the destination of Turkey/Cyprus. We had spent a long […]