Extended / Nature Sounds episodes

Over 30 Min. Fiction Extended / Nature Sounds

#89 - The Californian's Tale

Jan. 2, 2021

A beautiful, sleepy tale about love and loss by Mark Twain. You can read this story (and other public domain classics) for free at https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/142 .

Over 30 Min. Fiction Extended / Nature Sounds

#50 - When Father Brought Home The Lamp - Extended

May 16, 2020

This 19th century tale of a household transformed by modern technology is a sweet tale of simpler times and includes the sound of crickets I recorded one evening this past summer up at my cabin.

Over 30 Min. Bonus Extended / Nature Sounds Sleep Meditation

#43 - Nature & Music - Brookside Meditation - Bonus Episode

April 2, 2020

This bonus episode has no story, only binaural nature sounds I recorded here at my cabin mixed with relaxing music.

Fiction Extended / Nature Sounds

#41 - Mr. Possum - Extended

March 21, 2020

For kids and adults alike, this week's story is about why opossums are white.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Viking Tale Extended / Nature Sounds

#32 - The Beginning of Things - Extended

Jan. 17, 2020

In celebration of six months of Listen To Sleep, here's an extended edition of the first episode. It's a viking myth with the sound of crickets I recorded at my cabin last summer.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Extended / Nature Sounds

#28 - A Forest Betrothal - Extended

Dec. 20, 2019

A reprisal of 2019's most downloaded episodes, combined into an hour-long episode with nature sounds in the background.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Extended / Nature Sounds

#24 - The Nightingale and The Rose - Extended

Nov. 22, 2019

Oscar Wilde's The Nightingale and The Rose; a story about love and loss with a weird twist. This extended version has crickets in the background that go on after the story is over.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Extended / Nature Sounds

#6 - Goblin Market - Extended

Aug. 10, 2019

This is the extended version of Goblin Market, a beautiful and bizarre poem by Christina Rossetti with sounds I recorded at the creek behind my cabin in the background.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale Extended / Nature Sounds

#5 - The Tongue-Cut Sparrow - Extended

Aug. 3, 2019

This is the extended version of the traditional Japanese fairy tale is 45 minutes long, has no introduction and some sounds of nighttime at the creek in the background.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Fairy Tale Extended / Nature Sounds

#4 - The Emperor's New Clothes - Extended

July 27, 2019

An extended length (31 minutes) version of this classic tale with nature sounds in the background and no introduction.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Viking Tale Extended / Nature Sounds

#3 - Kvasir's Blood - Extended

July 20, 2019

A classic Viking tale. Just the story, no introduction, with creek sounds underneath.

Over 30 Min. Fiction Viking Tale Extended / Nature Sounds

#2 - How Odin Lost His Eye - Extended

July 17, 2019

A classic Viking tale. It has just the story, no introduction, with creek sounds underneath.