Archive for the ‘Emotions’ Category



Sound plays a crucial part in alerting us to danger. Our ears are open all the time. Sounds can also be used to re-create emotions. Sounds become evocative through the narrative context.

Basic emotions are fear, joy, sadness, contentedness, rage.

BBC Radio 4 broadcast the programme THE SOUND OF FEAR by Sean Street on 18 Oct 2011

With contributions by David Toop, Chu-Li Shrewring, Sophie Scott, David Hendy, Louis Niebur, Marcus Leadley, Nigel Paterson