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In his “Pastoral Symphony,” Dean celebrates the sound of nature around him in Australia, especially the singing of birds. But the music also considers the millions of hectares of deforestation in the area, even going so far as to audibly depict a tree being chopped down. Dean writes, “This work is about glorious birdsong … and the soulless noise that we're left with when they're all gone.”

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