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The tuning of the world

Author: R Murray Schafer
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, 1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The soundscape is our acoustic environment, the ever-present noises with which we all live. The author suggests that we now suffer from acoustical overload and are less able to hear the nuances and subtleties of sound. Our task, he maintains, is to listen, analyze and make distinctions in spite of sound pollution.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Murray Schafer
ISBN: 0771079656 9780771079658
OCLC Number: 3149498
Description: xii, 301 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: R. Murray Schafer.

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The soundscape is our acoustic environment, the ever-present noises with which we all live. The author suggests that we now suffer from acoustical overload and are less able to hear the nuances and subtleties of sound. Our task, he maintains, is to listen, analyze and make distinctions in spite of sound pollution.

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