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this edition of framework:afield is the second of a two-part piece recorded in france and produced in canada by william denton. part one (edition #691) is available for streaming through all the usual channels. producer’s notes:

/France Audio Montage/ is a two-hour audio memoir of a trip to France in July 2019: first in Toulouse for the useR! 2019 conference ( and then in Paris for a week.

This work is CC-BY, under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

William Denton is a librarian and artist who lives in Toronto, Canada. /framework/ regulars may be interested in his project /Listening to Art/ (, which twice a month publishes field recordings of visual art.

Personal web site:

* Part Two

The cover image is craquelure on a painting by Jacques-Louis David in the Louvre.

+ Dining at Le Dada, 12 avenue des Ternes (Paris, 19 July 2019)
+ The Place Vendôme (Paris, 17 July 2019)
+ Walking from the Place Vendôme to the Tuileries Metro station, then taking the Metro to Ternes (Paris, 17 July 2019)
+ The Venus de Milo in the Louvre (Paris, 18 July 2019)
+ On the shore of the Seine, by the Musée d’Orsay (Paris, 19 July 2019)
+ In the garden at the Musée National Eugène-Delacroix (Paris, 19 July 2019)
+ Waiting to board my plane back to Toronto (Charles de Gaulle Airport, 20 July 2019)
+ Landing in Toronto (Toronto Pearson International Airport, 20 July 2019)

* Technical notes

All of the recordings were made on a Zoom H5. The Père Lachaise recording used OM1 omnidirectional microphones made by Line Audio, and all the rest used the built-in mic. Editing was done on Audacity.

patrick 2019, framework:afield

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