1. Sounds from war times are not always loud.
They also appear in the forms of:
a creaky bicycle,
a noodle seller rhythmically hitting a piece of bamboo with wooden chopsticks and
a traditional Scottish song.
2. Sounds can injure.
Because it is a reminder of freedom, hunger and hope.
Based on an interview with Elizabeth Choy(Mrs) @ Yong Su Moi, 1985
Accn no. 597 Reels 2 and 3
With permission from Oral History Centre, National Archives of Singapore.
Performed by Daniel Beasy (Trumpet in Bb), Lachlan Davidson (Alto Saxophone), Steve Falk (Vibraphone), Marty Holoubek (Double Bass) and Jem Savage (Sampler).
Artwave Studio Original