Hark! The Acoustic World of Elizabethan England - Airs Oct. 12 + Oct. 19

Winner of the 2009 Prix Marulic for best documentary and winner of the Grand Award and a Gold Medal for Best Sound at the 2009 New York Festivals Awards for Radio Programming.

HARK! investigates the acoustic world of Early Modern England. Tracking down some ancient sounds that still exist, and evoking others which have become extinct, the documentary is an acoustic film building a soundtrack to imagine the noises of Elizabethan society through the ears of those who listened four centuries ago.