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Author: Patricia Kruth; Henry Stobart
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: Darwin College lectures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fascinating, accessible survey of the acoustic world from physics and music to zoology and film.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Kruth; Henry Stobart
ISBN: 0521572096 9780521572095
OCLC Number: 246594294
Description: V, 235 S : ill., graph. Darst ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction Patricia Kruth and Henry Stobart; 1. Re-sounding silences Philip Peek; 2. The physics of sound Charles Taylor; 3. Hearing Jonathan Ashmore; 4. Sounds natural: the song of birds Peter Slater; 5. The sounds of speech Peter Ladefoged; 6. Ancestral voices Christopher Page; 7. Shaping sound Brian Ferneyhough; 8. Sound worlds Steven Feld; 9. Audio-vision and sound Michel Chion; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Index.
Series Title: Darwin College lectures.
Responsibility: edited by Patricia Kruth and Henry Stobart.

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'... a real treat to read and review.' The World of Music

 
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