The Tuning of the World
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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The PostIndustrial Soundscape
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acoustic design acoustic environment acoustic space acoustical engineers aesthetic aircraft American animals anti-noise aural aural space Australia Barry Truax birds broadcasting by-law called Canada century church bell culture decibels ear cleaning echo effect Electric Ezra Pound factory forest frequency frog garden hear heard Hermann Helmholtz hertz hi-fi horn human Industrial Revolution instance instruments invention keynote sounds landscape legislation listening lo-fi London loud machine modern Moozak natural soundscape night noise abatement noise pollution North notation orchestra perception Pierre Schaeffer pitch post horn produced psychoacoustics quiet radio recording reverberation rhythms Sacred Noise signals silence singing siren society song sonic sonological competence sound event sound level sound object soundmarks soundscape studies street symbolism symphony tape telephone tempo Thomas Hardy tion tones town traffic trans Vancouver vibrations visual voice waves whistle wind words World Soundscape Project York