Sunday, 28 November 2010

Calum’s Voice Is Heard

The dulcet? tones of Calum penetrate the ether just for you.

Is this a treat for you?  I doubt it!

Have a listen and let me know what you think.

Listen!

15 comments:

  1. Dear Calum - You have a great voice. I was a bit afraid that I might miss a few words because of a possible Scottish accent (and my French ears) but I understood everything very clearly. Now I know why you did well with poety reading. I like your message. Yes! it would be fun and interesting to hear you recite your poetry. I hope that you will continue to speak to us, in that manner, on your blog, and also offer some music everyday.

    Merci de tout coeur!

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  2. Claude Thanks so much. I probably did speak a bit more slowly than normal: I haven't mastered the art of being absolutely myself when speaking into a contraption.

    Re understanding every word. Wait until I start throwing in some more Scots words - most of which I don't normally use. :)

    Once again - thanks.

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  3. Interesting Claude would anticipate my essential thoughts. :)
    Thus, to add something completely different:
    How's it for you when listening for your recorded voice, for the first time?
    [I ask as I am curious whether your first reaction was similar to mine when for the first time hearing my taped voice.]

    Go on talking, Calum. This could easily become as an institution as 'Morning music' ...

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  4. Classified as 'top secret, Mr. J. voiced under his breath:
    Calum Carr's articulates himself quite well ... considering he's a Scotsman.

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  5. Sean Strangely I wasn't surprised or, even worse, shocked by my recorded voice. In the past I have been shocked to hear my voice recorded on a cheap cassette recorder. I'm not sure if that's because I am more used to hearing myself or because this recording is of a better quality.

    Thanks, Sean!

    An institution? There are many who would say that I should be in one!

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  6. Omniumleaks or Sean as he really is.

    "Calum Carr's articulates himself quite well ... considering he's a Scotsman

    Did you think I was going to speak in a foreign language? Oh. I guess I am for you.

    If I get any more compliments like this ah'll cam ower yon watter and batter ye wi' a deed fush! :)

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  7. Irresponsible! Omniumleaks endangers the genitive.

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  8. Yes. I noticed but decided to let it pass as any good host should do with his own language.

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  9. Haha, Calum!
    Seriously. If you decided to recite some of your Scottish poems, with me the same might happen as 25 years ago in Strata Florida Abbey:
    1. Me putting on a headset to listen to an introduction in English. - Nice.
    2. Me putting on a headset to listen to an introduction in Welsh ... and I remember myself slowly hunkering down, despite understanding not one single word being fascinated by the speaker's melodious voice.
    The peace of the night, poet.

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  10. Sean Your last comment is so lovely that I can do no better than repeat Claude's words, "Merci de tout coeur!

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  11. Now, I can't wait, Calum, to hear your Scots words, and also "Merci de tout coeur" in your lovely voice.

    Douce nuit to you and Sean. Interesting gentlemen, you both are.:)

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  12. Claude And you SHALL hear more. Not today (Monday) but probably some time this week.

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  13. good morning Calum

    poetry next?
    bit too obvious..

    much better to start and close your sunday morning coffee show with a cheery wee message
    :)
    that wid be braw
    :)

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  14. JD Thanks for your thoughts. Interesting. You've given me food for thought.

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  15. You have such a beautiful, soothing voice.

    I would love to hear you recite some poetry. Please post some soon.

    Thank You Claude for suggesting it in the first place.

    Which ever way you decide to talk, I look forward to hearing more :-)

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