Twenty Thousand Hertz

A lovingly crafted podcast that reveals the stories behind the world's most recognizable and interesting sounds.

http://www.20k.org

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 26m. Bisher sind 137 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 11 hours 12 minutes

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How a four-note melody from the 13th century became a movie soundtrack superstar.


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