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Keywords in Sound

Keywords in Sound
  • Author : David Novak
  • Publsiher : Duke University Press
  • Release : 01 April 2015
  • ISBN : 0822375494
  • Pages : 272 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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In twenty essays on subjects such as noise, acoustics, music, and silence, Keywords in Sound presents a definitive resource for sound studies, and a compelling argument for why studying sound matters. Each contributor details their keyword's intellectual history, outlines its role in cultural, social and political discourses, and suggests possibilities for further research. Keywords in Sound charts the philosophical debates and core problems in defining, classifying and conceptualizing sound, and sets new challenges for the development of sound studies. Contributors. Andrew Eisenberg, Veit Erlmann, Patrick Feaster, Steven Feld, Daniel Fisher, Stefan Helmreich, Charles Hirschkind, Deborah Kapchan, Mara Mills, John Mowitt, David Novak, Ana Maria Ochoa Gautier, Thomas Porcello, Tom Rice, Tara Rodgers, Matt Sakakeeny, David Samuels, Mark M. Smith, Benjamin Steege, Jonathan Sterne, Amanda Weidman


Keywords in Sound

Keywords in Sound
  • Author : David Novak,Matt Sakakeeny
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release : 01 April 2015
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In twenty essays on subjects such as noise, acoustics, music, and silence, Keywords in Sound presents a definitive resource for sound studies, and a compelling argument for why studying sound matters. Each contributor details their keyword's intellectual history, outlines its role in cultural, social and political discourses, and suggests possibilities for further research. Keywords in Sound charts the philosophical debates and core problems in defining, classifying and conceptualizing sound, and sets new challenges for the development of sound studies. Contributors.

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Japanoise

Japanoise
  • Author : David Novak
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release : 03 June 2013
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Drawing on more than a decade of research in Japan and the United States, David Novak traces the "cultural feedback" that generates and sustains Noise, an underground music genre combining distortion and electronic effects.

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The Sound Studies Reader

The Sound Studies Reader
  • Author : Jonathan Sterne
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 09 August 2022
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"The Sound Studies Reader is a groundbreaking anthology blending recent work that self-consciously describes itself as 'sound studies' with earlier and lesser known scholarship on sound. The collection begins with an introduction to welcome novice readers to the field and acquaint them with key themes and concepts in sound studies. Individual section introductions give readers further background on the essays and an extensive up to date bibliography for further reading in 'sound studies' make this an original and accessible guide

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Keywords for American Cultural Studies, Second Edition

Keywords for American Cultural Studies, Second Edition
  • Author : Bruce Burgett,Glenn Hendler
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release : 19 December 2014
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Since its initial publication, scholars and students alike have turned to Keywords for American Cultural Studies as an invaluable resource for understanding key terms and debates in the fields of American studies and cultural studies. As scholarship has continued to evolve, this revised and expanded second edition offers indispensable meditations on new and developing concepts used in American studies, cultural studies, and beyond. It is equally useful for college students who are trying to understand what their teachers are talking

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Music, Sound and Multimedia

Music, Sound and Multimedia
  • Author : Jamie Sexton
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Release : 14 November 2007
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This new series aims to explore the area of "e;screen music"e;. Volume topics will include multimedia music, music and television, Hollywood film music, and the music of Bollywood cinema.Music and other sound effects have been central to a whole host of media forms throughout the twentieth century, either as background, accompaniment, or main driving force. Such interactions will continue to mutate in new directions, with the widespread growth of digital technologies. Despite the expansion of research into

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Remapping Sound Studies

Remapping Sound Studies
  • Author : Gavin Steingo,Jim Sykes
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release : 05 April 2019
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The contributors to Remapping Sound Studies intervene in current trends and practices in sound studies by reorienting the field toward the global South. Attending to disparate aspects of sound in Africa, South and Southeast Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Micronesia, and a Southern outpost in the global North, this volume broadens the scope of sound studies and challenges some of the field's central presuppositions. The contributors show how approaches to and uses of technology across the global South complicate

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Sound, Media, Ecology

Sound, Media, Ecology
  • Author : Milena Droumeva,Randolph Jordan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 27 June 2019
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This volume reads the global urban environment through mediated sonic practices to put a contemporary spin on acoustic ecology’s investigations at the intersection of space, cultures, technology, and the senses. Acoustic ecology is an interdisciplinary framework from the 1970s for documenting, analyzing, and transforming sonic environments: an early model of the cross-boundary thinking and multi-modal practices now common across the digital humanities. With the recent emergence of sound studies and the expansion of “ecological” thinking, there is an increased

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The Music and Sound of Experimental Film

The Music and Sound of Experimental Film
  • Author : Holly Rogers,Jeremy Barham
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 09 August 2022
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This book explores music/sound-image relationships in non-mainstream screen repertoire from the earliest examples of experimental audiovisuality to the most recent forms of expanded and digital technology. It challenges presumptions of visual primacy in experimental cinema and rethinks screen music discourse in light of the aesthetics of non-commercial imperatives. Several themes run through the book, connecting with and significantly enlarging upon current critical discourse surrounding realism and audibility in the fiction film, the role of music in mainstream cinema, and

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Principles of Vibration and Sound

Principles of Vibration and Sound
  • Author : Thomas D. Rossing,Neville H. Fletcher
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 14 March 2013
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An ideal text for advanced undergraduates, the book provides the foundations needed to understand the acoustics of rooms and musical instruments as well as the basics for scientists and engineers interested in noise and vibration. The new edition contains four new chapters devoted primarily to applications of acoustical principles in everyday life: Microphones and Other Transducers, Sound in Concert Halls and Studios, Sound and Noise Outdoors; and Underwater Sound.

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Speech, Music, Sound

Speech, Music, Sound
  • Author : Theo van Leeuwen
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 23 August 1999
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This book explores what speech, music and other sounds have in common. It gives a detailed description of the way perspective, rhythm, textual quality and other aspects of sound are used to communicate emotion and meaning. It draws on a wealth of examples from radio (disk jockey and newsreading speech, radio plays, advertising jingles, news signature tunes), film soundtracks (The Piano, The X-files, Disney animation films), music ranging from medieval plain chant to drum 'n' bass and everyday soundscapes.

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The Sense of Sound

The Sense of Sound
  • Author : Emma Dillon
  • Publisher : OUP USA
  • Release : 12 April 2012
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The Sense of Sound is a radical recontextualization of French song, 1260-1330. Situating musical sound against sonorities of the city, madness, charivari, and prayer, it argues that the effect of verbal confusion popular in music abounds with audible associations, and that there was meaning in what is often heard as nonsensical.

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Perspectives on Music, Sound and Musicology

Perspectives on Music, Sound and Musicology
  • Author : Luísa Correia Castilho,Rui Dias,José Francisco Pinho
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 09 August 2022
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This book gathers a set of works highlighting significant advances in the areas of music and sound. They report on innovative music technologies, acoustics, findings in musicology, new perspectives and techniques for composition, sound design and sound synthesis, and methods for music education and therapy. Further, they cover interesting topics at the intersection between music and computing, design and social sciences. Chapters are based on extended and revised versions of the best papers presented during the 6th and 7th editions

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Ambisonics

Ambisonics
  • Author : Franz Zotter,Matthias Frank
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 30 April 2019
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This open access book provides a concise explanation of the fundamentals and background of the surround sound recording and playback technology Ambisonics. It equips readers with the psychoacoustical, signal processing, acoustical, and mathematical knowledge needed to understand the inner workings of modern processing utilities, special equipment for recording, manipulation, and reproduction in the higher-order Ambisonic format. The book comes with various practical examples based on free software tools and open scientific data for reproducible research. The book’s introductory section

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