Rolf Langebartels
Internetproject Soundbag

update from December 10th, 2006
Properties of The Microsoft Sound.waw
Brian Eno
Windows 95 Start Sound Sequence
In Microsoft operating System Windows 95 you find in the folder C:\Windows\Media a file with the name "The Microsoft Sound.wav". This sound sequence is played as standard when Windows 95 is started.
Under the properties of this wav-file Brian Eno is mentioned as the interpret, in fact Brian Eno is the composer of the sound sequence with a duration of 6,123 seconds. During an interview he remarks that he has received 35.000 US-Dollars for this commissioned composition.
Sorry I have only a German version of Windows 95 at my disposal.
Further information about Windows Start Sounds and Brian Eno .

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