I could listen to this on repeat all night.
this season, nightingale nests only 10 meters from my recording studio
recorded him these nights
chain: mic pair AKG414 -> Drawmer 1969 -> EQ EAR825 -> Manley Vary mu
sometimes it sounds like it's mimicing a lawn sprinkler.
bird songs are very similar to human songs in their structure.
this is what the nightingale sings:
get the fuck out! !!!!
are birds rare artists?
ok- on futher repeat listening: the lawn sprinkler sound is the motif that is reflected in the antecedent and the postcedent
many composers imitate birds and also find their motives in bird songs.
so Beethoven found his fate motive in the yellowhammer's song.
and here is his cadenza for woodwinds based on the motifs of nightingale, quail, and cuckoo:
sound of the night