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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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"This book brings together perspectives on sound by leading experts from a wide variety of disciplines. These include anthropology, physiology, zoology, physics, music, phonetics and film. Through crossing disciplinary boundaries, the volume hopes to inspire a richer and more creative approach to the acoustic world. Whilst aiming for a general audience and presented in an accessible style, several chapters also  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Kruth; Henry Stobart
ISBN: 0521572096 9780521572095
OCLC Number: 41361389
Description: v, 235 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Re-sounding silences / Philip Peek --
The physics of sound / Charles Taylor --
Hearing / Jonathan Ashmore --
Sounds natural : the song of birds / Peter Slater --
The sounds of speech / Peter Ladefoged --
Ancestral voices / Christopher Page --
Shaping sound / Brian Ferneyhough --
Sound worlds / Steven Feld --
Audio-vision and sound / Michel Chion.
Series Title: Darwin College lectures.
Responsibility: edited by Patricia Kruth and Henry Stobart.
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This highly informative, accessible and fascinating book brings together perspectives on sound by leading experts in a wide variety of disciplines, from physics, phonetics and physiology to  Read more...

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