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Sonus is an online sound library of electroacoustics, computer music, sound art and more. This open access database has been created and is managed by the Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC) for the benefit of the entire community.

Spotlight: A new composition from Barry Truax

If we listen carefully to flowing water in all of its varied forms, we may begin to hear voices and ascribe human emotions to them. The voices may be argumentative, even angry, as at the start of our journey, but suddenly they become hushed as we enter a large cavern. A mysterious voice seems to give us commands as we await the next stage, while ethereal voices guide us along. The commands become more insistent until the waters burst forth with transcendent song in a celebration of water and life.

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