The Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World

The Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World

by R. Murray Schafer

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ISBN-13: 9780892814558
Publisher: Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
Publication date: 10/28/1993
Edition description: Original
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 970,255
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

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

Table of Contents


Preface

Introduction


Part One: First Soundscapes

One: The Natural Soundscape

Two: The Sounds of Life

Three: The Rural Soundscape

Four: From Town to City

Part Two: The Post-Industrial Soundscape

Five: The Industrial Revolution

Six: The Electric Revolution

Interlude

Seven: Music, the Soundscape and Changing Perceptions

Part Three: Analysis

Eight: Notation

Nine: Classification

Ten: Perception

Eleven: Morphology

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" . . . an unusual sensory experience that will raise your consciousness of the soundscape to a level of sensitivity you never experienced before."

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