Yasugawa Medley 2013-02-10

This is an audio recording of Yasugawa (river) shallow rapids near the foot of Mikamiyama in Ritto City, Shiga Prefecture, Japan. The sounds we hear are both above and in the water. http://soundcloud.com/gpjp/yasugawa-medley-20130210-mix Monaural audio was recorded in moderately strong wind with a Sennheiser ME66 shotgun mic covered with a Rycote Softie. I held the […]

Yasugawa in Winter

This is near my house in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. Images and sounds were gathered between December 29, 2012, and January 3, 2013. From here the river gradually slows and then enters Lake Biwa, Japan’s largest freshwater lake. Shiga Rivers is a series of media productions about rivers in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. Yasugawa in Winter is […]

Welcome to Greg Peterson’s Blog

Welcome to Greg Peterson’s Blog. I live in Shiga Prefecture in Japan, about 10km from Lake Biwa, and I teach at Kyoto Notre Dame University (KNDU). Information about KNDU in English and other languages is at the International Education Center. I’ve been teaching at KNDU since 1977. For many years I have been a university […]