NEW YORK (June 24, 2022)—Right this moment Quantity II of “For the Birds: The Birdsong Venture” was launched on digital streaming platforms. First introduced in Might with the Quantity I launch, “For the Birds: The Birdsong Venture” is a historic and unprecedented outpouring of creativity by greater than 220 music artists, actors, literary figures, and visible artists. In whole, it consists of 174 authentic items of music, greater than 70 poems, and 20 authentic album covers, all impressed by the enjoyment of birds and the will to guard them. All proceeds profit the Nationwide Audubon Society. A full listing of artists and challenge background is obtainable at www.Audubon.org/birdsong-project.
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma at this time launched a video efficiency of “Within the Gale,” composed by Anna Clyne. Watch it right here: https://youtu.be/cEavsIoMxn8
“The music of ‘The Birdsong Venture’ is a reminder that we are a part of nature, that the survival of life on planet earth — from bushes to birds to people — can’t be separated from the well being of the planet,” mentioned Yo-Yo Ma.
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Audubon Chief Conservation Officer Marshall Johnson, who’s presently showing on IMAX screens nationwide within the “Wings Over Water” documentary movie narrated by Michael Keaton, mentioned:
“Birds present the soundtrack for our expertise in nature. And now, we’ve got all these fantastic artists coming alongside the birds to have a good time them and lengthen a serving to hand. Birds are for everybody, they usually have rather a lot to inform us. I hope that The Birdsong Venture evokes extra individuals to find the enjoyment of birds, and I imagine it is going to.”
“For the Birds: The Birdsong Venture” is the enterprise of Grammy Award-winning music supervisor Randall Poster of Premier Music Group, who grew to become far more conscious of birds and the birdsong round him whereas staying at residence in New York Metropolis through the early days of COVID-19. The challenge was additional impressed by the thought to have a good time birdsong from his buddy and album Government Producer Rebecca Reagan, who introduced a grand inventive imaginative and prescient and knowledge to the challenge. Poster shortly discovered that whereas two-thirds of North American chook species are threatened by local weather change and a couple of in 4 North American birds have disappeared since 1970, conservation efforts will help the vast majority of chook populations get better. He started reaching out to artists to assist create a profit album and reached out to Audubon board member and actor Lili Taylor (“Outer Vary,” “The Conjuring”) to debate partnership with Audubon.
“We will have interaction generations of individuals in essentially the most joyful, gracious manner potential: by way of birdsong,” mentioned Poster. “It’s key that we deliver consciousness to this trigger by enlisting the largest names in music and leisure, and I’m so grateful to be partnering with The Nationwide Audubon Society to take action. Partnership is the important thing to defending and conserving the pure world all of us love and share.”
Many different organizations are engaged as companions in The Birdsong Venture. Brooklyn Botanic Backyard’s “For the Birds” (offered by Warby Parker) is a multidisciplinary exhibition and program collection operating June 11 to October 23, that includes a garden-wide set up of artist-made birdhouses, a gallery exhibit by Taryn Simon, a soundbath that includes Alex Somers, weekly birding excursions, workshops for teenagers, night occasions, and extra. Birdlife Worldwide, a world conservation and scientific partnership, will host a Birdsong Venture live performance at its centennial celebration in London this September (Audubon is a member and co-founder of BirdLife). Fowl Collective has designed an attire assortment for The Birdsong Venture. Many different cultural establishments, gardens, and conservation organizations are additionally growing occasions and actions for summer season 2022 and past.
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About Nationwide Audubon Society
The Nationwide Audubon Society protects birds and the locations they want, at this time and tomorrow, all through the Americas utilizing science, advocacy, training and on-the-ground conservation. Audubon’s state applications, nature facilities, chapters and companions have an unparalleled wingspan that reaches hundreds of thousands of individuals annually to tell, encourage and unite various communities in conservation motion. Since 1905, Audubon’s imaginative and prescient has been a world during which individuals and wildlife thrive. Audubon is a nonprofit conservation group. Be taught extra at www.audubon.org and @audubonsociety.
About Randall Poster
Randall Poster is without doubt one of the most extremely sought-after music supervisors within the movie and tv industries. During the last three a long time, he has bolstered the work of a few of the world’s most progressive movie administrators.
In 1996, Poster produced the soundtrack for Larry Clark’s groundbreaking movie KIDS, a foray into music supervision that led to high-profile collaborations in impartial and business cinema. His selective, distinctive ear has been important to the musical identities of critically acclaimed movies together with SCHOOL OF ROCK (Richard Linklater), COUNTRY STRONG (Shana Feste), MEET THE PARENTS (Jay Roach), THE HANGOVER PARTS I, II and III (Todd Phillips), and VELVET GOLDMINE (Todd Haynes). Poster has additionally lent his expertise and musical insights to the works of administrators Sam Mendes, Olivia Wilde, Danny Boyle, Karyn Kusama, Antonio Campos, Kevin Smith, Concord Korine, and Sean Penn.
Poster has been a necessary participant in shaping the distinctive aesthetic of all of Wes Anderson’s movies; supervising the scores and soundtracks from 1998’s RUSHMORE to 2014’s GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL, to the upcoming ASTEROID CITY. Poster has additionally developed musical identities for a lot of of Martin Scorsese’s greatest current initiatives, together with movies HUGO, THE AVIATOR, THE WOLF OF WALL STREET, and the hit HBO collection BOARDWALK EMPIRE and VINYL. In 2011, Poster’s work on the BOARDWALK EMPIRE soundtrack earned him a GRAMMY Award for Finest Compilation Soundtrack. Poster gained a second GRAMMY for his position in producing the soundtrack to THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL
Poster is presently at work on Mr. Scorsese’s KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON.
Current initiatives of word embody THE FRENCH DISPATCH, THE QUEEN’S GAMBIT, TIGER KING, ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI, THE DEVIL ALL THE TIME, PRETEND IT’S A CITY, and Questlove’s Academy Award-winning, function documentary debut, SUMMER OF SOUL (…OR, WHEN THE REVOLUTION COULD NOT BE TELEVISED).
Poster’s work will quickly be heard in Olivia Wilde’s DON’T WORRY DARLING, Scott Cooper’s PALE BLUE EYE, and new movies by Sam Mendes, Davis Guggenheim, and Maya Forbes & Wally Wolodarsky.