The crickets’ million roundsong

Listen to crickets slowed way down.
Tell me this isn’t a song of praise.

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  • http://connecticutcatholiccorner.blogspot.com/ CT Catholic Corner

    That is fantastic! What a incredibly BEAUTIFUL sound! I think I could listen to it all day and not grow tired of it. Lovely. I wonder if God closes His eyes and listens to the beautiful things He created make lovely noise like this to tune out the retched sound we humans all to often make.

  • richard

    “Praise God in all His creation and in all His creatures”.

  • MeanLizzie

    STUNNING. Thank you so much! Thank you!

  • Kevin Cary

    Just beautiful. And to think that crickets’ ability to do this is all a matter of chance…

  • http://www.parafool.com/ victor

    I’m trying to find a version of this without the real-time crickets overlaid on top, as they’re rather distracting. It is a well-known Internet fact, though, that EVERYTHING sounds more awesome when it’s slowed-down.

  • richard

    “. . .nor have ears heard. . .”

  • Aileen

    Wow. Astonishing and beautiful!!!

  • Darryl Harb

    Sorry, but this sounds bogus.

    • simchafisher

      I thought so too, at first, but if you continue listening, there are dissonances and places where the pattern breaks down, which no human would add in intentionally. It’s clearly some natural sound slowed down, and I don’t see any reason why it can’t be crickets. What do you think crickets do sound like, slowed down tremendously, if not like this?

  • Christopher DeSantis

    I’m on record as saying this is a manipulation. I’ve taken multiple recordings of crickets and slowed them down to various speeds, from 10% to 50%, and they just sound like crickets.

  • Darryl Harb

    Cricket sound is made essentially the same way you make a sound by drawing your finger across the teeth of a comb. Try this: http://www.npr.org/player/v2/mediaPlayer.html?action=1&t=1&islist=false&id=113435034&m=113922985 What you posted is clever -even beautiful- but not real. But even so, the territorial or mating call of crickets can be regarded -just as they are- as songs of praise to the Creator, if we choose to hear them that way.

  • Anna

    I thought “Wow, how beautiful creation is!” and sent the link to a few people. Then I read Jen Fulwiler’s post about centipedes crawling on her neighbor’s face and I’m right back to nature avoidance…