The Vancouver soundscape 1973 ; Soundscape Vancouver 1996. (Musical CD, 1997) []
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The Vancouver soundscape 1973 ; Soundscape Vancouver 1996.

Author: R Murray SchaferBarry TruaxHildegard WesterkampDarren CopelandSabine BreitsameterAll authors
Publisher: [Burnaby, B.C.] : Cambridge Street Records, [1997]
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: R Murray Schafer; Barry Truax; Hildegard Westerkamp; Darren Copeland; Sabine Breitsameter; Hans U Werner; Claude Schryer; World Soundscape Project.
OCLC Number: 829320281
Language Note: Narrations in English. Program notes in English ([10] p. : ill., [18] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Notes: Compositions based on the sounds of the city of Vancouver, with various Canadian composers (and 2 German composers) and narrators.
The first disc contains excerpts from the original two-record set produced by the World Soundscape Project, of The Vancouver soundscape 1973, intended to accompany the book of the same title.
Compact discs.
Event notes: Recorded Sept. 1972 and Aug. 1973 and 1991-1996 in Vancouver.
Description: 2 audio discs (2 hr., 33 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 booklets
Contents: Disc 1. The Vancouver soundscape 1973. Ocean sounds (6:04). Squamish narrative (5:47). Entrance to the harbour (7:06). Harbour ambience (6:31). The music of horns and whistles (3:12). Vancouver soundmarks (3:49). Homo ludens --
Vancouverites at play (5:06). The music of various city quarters (8:11). New Year's Eve in Vancouver harbour (8:24). On acoustic design : an introduction to the science and art of composing the soundscape / narrated by R. Murray Schafer ; with recorded examples of good and bad acoustic design in Vancouver (20:40) --
Disc 2. Soundscape Vancouver 1996. Harbour ambience (3:58). Recharting the senses / Darren Copeland (7:53). The hidden tune / Sabine Breitsameter (14:16). Vanscape motion / Hans Ulrich Werner (17:07). Pacific fanfare / Barry Truax (2:58). Vancouver soundscape revisited / Claude Schryer (17:52). Documentary, The changing soundscape : a comparison of the 1973 and 1996 soundscapes of Vancouver / narrated by Barry Truax and Hildegard Westerkamp (11:53).
Other Titles: Soundscape Vancouver 1996.


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