When recording, one of the aspects I’m always striving for is emotion. There are so many kinds of emotions that human kind can perceive and I think it’s a great opportunity for us story tellers that most of them can be reproduced with sounds.
Very often, you want some control over your sound in order to achieve the right performance. This summer, I played with a long blade of grass like we all used to do in our childhood and then I tried with other materials like tinfoil, silk and some sheets of paper. This is the result:
The Emotion Annotation and Representation Language (EARL) classifies 48 emotions!