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The auditory culture reader

Author: Les Back; Michael Bull
Publisher: Oxford : Berg, 2006.
Series: Sensory Formations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback ed. reprintedView all editions and formats
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Investigates how auditory culture subtly and impacts on our everyday lives. This book considers city noise, music, voices, technologies, and medias of sound. It explores the sectarian sounds of North  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Les Back; Michael Bull
ISBN: 1859736130 1859736181 9781859736180 9781859736135
OCLC Number: 255069936
Notes: Includes index.
Description: XVII, 510 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Notenbeispiele.
Contents: 1.Introduction: Into Sound by the editors Thinking about Sound 2. Introduction. 3. Murray Schafer. Open Ears. 4. Leigh Eric Schmidt. Hearing Loss 5. Don Ihde .Auditory Imagination 6. Steven Connor Clapping 7. Douglas Kahn. The Sound of Music 8. Paul Filmer Songtime: Sound Culture, Rhythm and Sociality Histories of Sound 9. Introduction 10. Alain Corbin. The Auditory Markers of the Village. 11. Bruce Smith. Tuning into London c.1600. 12. Mark Smith. Listening to the Heard Worlds of Antebellum America. 13. Karin Bijsterfeld. The Diabolical Symphony of the Mechanical Age: Technology and Symbolism of Sound in European and North American Noise Abatement Campaigns, 1900-40. 14. Jonathan Sterne Medicine's Acoustic Culture: Mediate Auscultation, the Stethoscope and the 'Autopsy of the Living.' Anthropologies of Sound 15. Inroduction. 16. Steven Feld. A Rainforest Acoustemology. 17. Cora Bender. Performing Patriotism in Native North America: Objibwa Powwow-Sounds and the Paradoxes of Identity. 18. Paul Moore. Sectarian Sound and Cultural Identity in Northern Ireland. 19. Jo Tacchi Nostalgia and Radio Sound. Sounds in the City 20. Introduction. 21. Fran Tonkiss Aural Postcards 22. Les Back. Sounds of the Stadium 23. Jean Paul Thibaud The Sonic Composition of the City 24. Caroline Bassett 'How Many Movements' 25. Michael Bull Soundscapes of the Car: A Critical Study of Automobile Habitation. Living and Thinking with Music 26. Introduction. 27. Paul Gilroy Between the Blues and the Blues Dance. Some soundscapes of the black atlantic. 28. Vic Seidler Diasporic Sounds. Dis/located Sounds 29. Sanjay Sharma The Sounds of Alterity 30. Stuart Hall Calypso Kings 31. Susan McClary "Thinking Blues" 'Bessie Smith' 32. Les Henry Interview with Les Back: 'chatting for a change'. 33. Julian Henriques Sonic Dominance and the Reggae Sound System 34. Richard Sennett Resistance Afterword 35. Hillel Schwarz. The Indefensible Ear List of Contributors
Series Title: Sensory Formations.
Responsibility: ed. by Michael Bull and Les Back.

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