‘beneath the waves i heard you sing’ is a collaboration between artist Felix Prater and the ecologist Fred Sharpe from the Alaska Whale Foundation. The collaboration took place at The Sitka Centre for Art and Ecology, Oregon 2019.
Every sound in the piece is a recording of Humpback Whale vocalisations recorded by Fred Sharpe and the Alaska Whale Foundation in the waters of Alaska and Hawaii, performed and arranged by Felix Prater using a midi keyboard. No other instruments were used to create the music.
You can download the piece here
All of the donations to purchase the album go to The Alaska Whale Foundation to support their conservation and scientific research. Allowing many more songs to be heard beneath the waves.
Sounds obtained under NMFS Research Permit 19703
Courtesy of Alaska Whale Foundation