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Sound Effects, Vol. 1: City Sounds

Various Artists
Sound Effects, Vol. 1: City Sounds

This compilation of sounds from the city is divided into two categories: outdoor and indoor sound. Recorded in 1958 by Tony Schwartz for the purpose of using the noises for radio, TV, theatre and film, the sounds include such things as traffic noise (honking taxis, bus’s squeaking breaks etc.) and chattering in a busy restaurant. Schwartz says: "All the sounds on this record are well used as background sounds." No liner notes.

Track Listing

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Outdoor Sounds: Street Traffic - Clear Day n/a 5:19
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102
Outdoor Sounds: Street Traffic - During Snow n/a 5:47
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103
Outdoor Sounds: Street Traffic - During Thunder Storm n/a 7:20
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104
Outdoor Sounds: Street Drilling n/a 2:22
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105
Outdoor Sounds: Coal Delivery n/a 2:09
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Indoor Sounds: Cocktail Party n/a 6:04
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202
Indoor Sounds: Luncheonette Counter n/a 2:35
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203
Indoor Sounds: Factory or Office Lunchroom n/a 1:12
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204
Indoor Sounds: All Men's Bar at Lunchtime n/a 2:34
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205
Indoor Sounds: Press Club Room n/a 2:02
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206
Indoor Sounds: Dep't Store Crowds n/a 2:04
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207
Indoor Sounds: Matinee Intermission Crowds n/a 2:10
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208
Indoor Sounds: Office Building Lobby n/a 1:24
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209
Indoor Sounds: Restaurant at Suppertime n/a 2:12
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210
Indoor Sounds: Orchestra at Dinnertime in Restaurant n/a 1:05
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211
Indoor Sounds: Evening Coffee Shop n/a 3:15

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