The Tuning of the World

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Knopf, 1977 - Music - 301 pages
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Entertaining recreations of soundscapes of past times and places precede a survey of methods for analyzing present-day soundscapes, distinguishing types of sound, and developing an understanding of the effects of sounds on us all.

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User Review  - rae - Goodreads

a critical audible history book. certainly the most engrossing read in a while for me... Read full review

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User Review  - Denisse Beltrán - Goodreads

so, I thought my ideas around the terms 'soundscape' and 'soundsphere' were original...and then I googled them. ^_^ lol I look forward to reading this book Read full review


First Soundscapes
The PostIndustrial Soundscape

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About the author (1977)

A well-known Canadian composer, R. Murray Schafer is the author of several books, including "The Music of the Environment.

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