I’m looking forward to this documentary on Minnesota naturalist Sigurd F. Olson. I discovered his work through two beautiful editions of his books The Singing Wilderness (1956) and Listening Point (1958). Olson writes elegantly about nature without romanticizing it–not an easy task!
I have to share two fantastic musical documentaries, both of which happen to be in stunning black and white. The first features guitarist Lenny Breau and comes from the National Film Board of Canada. If you don’t know their work, or that their over 13,000 productions are available to stream free on their site, get on it! […]
Hear the subtle mimicry of the lyrebird recorded by ornithologist K.C. Halafoff.
Art by R. Buckminster Fuller