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Pieces of Sound

Pieces of Sound
  • Author : Daniel Gilfillan
  • Publsiher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release : 09 August 2022
  • ISBN : 0816647712
  • Pages : 211 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Summary:
A cultural history of German radio broascasting from the 1930s until the present day.



Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures

Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures
  • Author : Rachel Harris,Rowan Pease
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 01 May 2015
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Pieces of the Musical World: Sounds and Cultures is a fieldwork-based ethnomusicology textbook that introduces a series of musical worlds each through a single "piece." It focuses on a musical sound or object that provides a springboard from which to tell a story about a particular geographic region, introducing key aspects of the cultures in which it is embedded, contexts of performance, the musicians who create or perform it, the journeys it has travelled, and its changing meanings. A collaborative

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Of Sound Mind

Of Sound Mind
  • Author : Nina Kraus
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release : 28 September 2021
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How sound leaves a fundamental imprint on who we are. Making sense of sound is one of the hardest jobs we ask our brains to do. In Of Sound Mind, Nina Kraus examines the partnership of sound and brain, showing for the first time that the processing of sound drives many of the brain's core functions. Our hearing is always on--we can't close our ears the way we close our eyes--and yet we can ignore sounds that are unimportant. We

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Healing at the Speed of Sound

Healing at the Speed of Sound
  • Author : Don Campbell,Alex Doman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 29 September 2011
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The bestselling author of The Mozart Effect taps cutting- edge science to show how we can use sound to improve our lives and achieve our goals. Based on over a decade of new research, Don Campbell, bestselling author of The Mozart Effect, and Alex Doman, an expert in the practical application of sound and listening, show how we can use music-and silence-to become more efficient, productive, relaxed, and healthy. Each chapter focuses on a single aspect of everyday life, providing

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Healing at the Speed of Sound Deluxe

Healing at the Speed of Sound Deluxe
  • Author : Don Campbell,Alex Doman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 29 September 2011
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The bestselling author of The Mozart Effect taps cutting-edge science to show how we can use sound to improve our lives and achieve our goals. Based on over a decade of new research, Don Campbell, bestselling author of The Mozart Effect, and Alex Doman, an expert in the practical application of sound and listening, show how we can use music-and silence-to become more efficient, productive, relaxed, and healthy. Each chapter focuses on a single aspect of everyday life, providing advice,

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iPhone Open Application Development

iPhone Open Application Development
  • Author : Jonathan Zdziarski
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release : 10 March 2008
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Certain technologies bring out everyone's hidden geek, and iPhone did the moment it was released. Even though Apple created iPhone as a closed device, tens of thousands of developers bought them with the express purpose of designing and running third-party software. In this clear and concise book, veteran hacker Jonathan Zdziarski -- one of the original hackers of the iPhone -- explains the iPhone's native environment and how you can build software for this device using its Objective-C, C, and

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Film and Its Techniques

Film and Its Techniques
  • Author : Raymond Spottiswoode
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 29 April 2022
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In a manner completely acceptable to the professional film maker, yet thoroughly understandable and of great value to the amateur cinematographer, Spottiswoode presents the essential, unwritten lore of documentary film making. The book deals first with the ideas for a documentary film, and shows how they are embodied ina script. It explains how the production unit is assembled, and goes on to describe the mechanism of the camera, the primary instrument of film making. The chapters which follow discuss the

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Music

Music
  • Author : Steve Tomecek
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release : 09 August 2022
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From the music that thumps through a listener's headphones to the strains of an orchestra tuning up for a performance, science plays a vital role in how we hear and create music. Music explores what music is and how scientific principles help control how it is made, and also delves into the histories and workings of different types of musical instruments. Explore the roots of modern techno music, find out who invented the first synthesizer, and discover how modern electronics

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Bits and Pieces

Bits and Pieces
  • Author : Kenneth B. McAlpine
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 15 November 2018
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Bits and Pieces tells the story of chiptune, a style of lo-fi electronic music that emerged from the first generation of video game consoles and home computers in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Through ingenuity and invention, musicians and programmers developed code that enabled the limited hardware of those early 8-bit machines to perform musical feats that they were never designed to achieve. In time, that combination of hardware and creative code came to define a unique 8-bit sound

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Sound in the Ecstatic-Materialist Perspective on Experimental Music

Sound in the Ecstatic-Materialist Perspective on Experimental Music
  • Author : Riccardo D. Wanke
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 10 August 2021
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What does a one hour contemporary orchestral piece by Georg Friedrich Haas have in common with a series of glitch-noise electronic tracks by Pan Sonic? This book proposes that, despite their differences, they share a particular understanding of sound that is found across several quite distinct genres of contemporary art music: the ecstatic-materialist perspective. Sound in the ecstatic-materialist perspective is considered as a material mass or element, unfolding in time, encountered by a listener, for whom the experience of that

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Re-Making Sound

Re-Making Sound
  • Author : Justin Patch,Thomas Porcello
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 13 January 2022
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Re-Making Sound is concise and flexible primer to sound studies. It takes students through six ways of conceptualizing sound and its links to other social phenomena: soundscapes; noise; sound and semiotics of the voice; sound and/through/in text; background sound/sound design; and sound art. Each chapter summarizes the history and scholarly theoretical underpinnings of these areas and concludes with a student activity that concretizes the historical and theoretical discussion via sound-making projects. With chapters designed to be flexible

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