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Sound: A Reader in Theatre Practice
     

Sound: A Reader in Theatre Practice

by Ross Brown
 
Brown explores relationships between sound and theatre, focusing on sound's interdependence and interaction with human performance and drama. Suggesting different ways in which sound may be interpreted to create meaning, it includes key writings on sound design, as well as perspectives from beyond the discipline.

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Brown explores relationships between sound and theatre, focusing on sound's interdependence and interaction with human performance and drama. Suggesting different ways in which sound may be interpreted to create meaning, it includes key writings on sound design, as well as perspectives from beyond the discipline.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230551879
Publisher:
Macmillan Education UK
Publication date:
01/05/2010
Series:
Readings in Theatre Practice Series
Edition description:
2009
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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'Ross Brown approaches 'a reader' in a refreshing and engaging way - he provides a compelling narrative and argument, interspersing and amplifying them with extracts from aa range of key texts.' - Norie Neumark, Senses & Society

'There is no other book that considers equally and inseparably the theory, philosophy and practice of stage sound. A rigorously controlled piece of research of great originality and of terrific significance to the discipline.' - Chris Baugh, Professor of Performance and Technology, University of Leeds, UK

'A valuable assemblage of historical perspectives and current issues in Sound Design and perception….provocative in many ways.' - David Budries, Freelance Sound Designer; Professor of Sound Design, Yale University, USA

Meet the Author

ROSS BROWN is Dean of Studies and Reader in Sound at the Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, UK. He is Convenor of the International Theatre Sound Colloquium His professional career as a theatre composer, musician and sound designer includes productions for BBC Radio Drama, Shared Experience, RSC, The Almeida, BAC, The Gate, The Royal Court, The Shadow Syndicate, Glasgow Citizens', Lancaster Duke's, Derby Playhouse, Red Shift and many other prestigious companies in the commercial and subsidised sectors.

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