1: Loomings - Read by Tilda Swinton - http://mobydickbigread.com
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September 13, 2012
Introduced by Peter Donaldson, Recorded by Joe and Alan Harfield, Unity Recording Studio, Auldearn, Edited and Mixed at dBs Music ‘I have written a blasphemous book’, said Melville when his novel was first published in 1851, ‘and I feel as spotless as the lamb’. Deeply subversive, in almost every way imaginable, Moby-Dick is a virtual, alternative bible - and as such, ripe for reinterpretation in this new world of new media. Out of Dominion was born its bastard child - or perhaps its immaculate conception - the Moby-Dick Big Read: an online version of Melville’s magisterial tome: each of its 135 chapters read out aloud, by a mixture of the celebrated and the unknown, to be broadcast online, one new chapter each day, in a sequence of 135 downloads, publicly and freely accessible. Starting 16 September 2012! For more info please go to: www.mobydickbigread.com