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The Sound Of Silence

A question formed in my head during class on Wednesday before we began an improvisation. As usual we were instructed to listen to the natural sounds of the environment around us. As usual traffic, amplifier noise, fan noise and talking from the hallway could be heard. Then we began to play.

 This experience lead me to wonder if it is possible to be in the presence of perfect silence? I was wondering had anoyone ever been somewhere where there was absolute silence, i.e. no background noise. Maybe this isnt possible due to the sound of our breathing/heartbeat/clothes and movement, as I am unsure of whether I have ever experienced such a silence but maybe someone else has a diferent opinion on the matter

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