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Discord : the story of noise

Autor: Mike Goldsmith
Editora: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edição/Formato   Livro : Inglês : First editionVer todas as edições e formatos
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Noise is a widely recognized problem and health concern in the modern world. Given the importance of managing noise levels and developing suitable "soundscapes" in contexts such as industry, schools, or public spaces, this is an area of active research for acousticians. But noise, in the sense of dissonance, can also be used positively; composers have employed it from Baroque music to Rock feedback; medicine  Ler mais...
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Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Mike Goldsmith
ISBN: 9780199600687 0199600686
Número OCLC: 755699410
Descrição: xiv, 317 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Conteúdos: The nature of noise --
A silent bang --
Classical noise --
New noise --
A new science of sound --
Noise in the eighteenth century --
Machineries of noise --
The first champions of silence --
The noise century --
Noise in wartime --
A time of peace? --
A different kind of war --
A new beginning? --
The power of science --
A new pollution --
Noise now --
A quieter tomorrow?
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As humankind creates ever more noise, the battle to manage and control it intensifies. Mike Goldsmith considers the long history of that battle, explains the science and physiology, explores how new  Ler mais...

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When is sound enjoyable? When is it an irritation? When is it actually dangerous? These are some of the themes of Mike Goldsmith's enjoyable history of "sound out of place". Wall Street Journal A Ler mais...

 
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