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Sounds of Aspirin

A sonic exploration of the manufacture and use of aspirin by Peter Falconer

Over several months in 2017 I collected sounds made by and pertaining to the manufacture of Apririn.  Sounds were taken from sites in Chipping Norton, UK; and Wuppertal, Germany.

 

Discovery | Manufacture | Consumption

Tree Removal

Discovery

Sounds surrounding the discovery of aspirin, taken from Salix Alba (Willow Trees) around Chipping Norton, UK. 

Includes extracts from the diaries and sermons of Reverend Edmund Stone

Fabric Machinery in Factory

Manufacture

Since 1897, Aspirin has been manufactured in Wuppertal, Germany.  These are sounds of the manufacturing and packaging process.

City Traffic at Night

Consumption

There are myriad uses of Aspirin. 

These sounds document some of the ways we use the drug, and how it affects us.  

WARNING: Includes recordings of surgical procedures

 
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