The Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment & the Tuning of the World. R. Murray Schafer
ISBN: 9780892814558 | 320 pages | 8 Mb
The Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment & the Tuning of the World R. Murray Schafer
Publisher: Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
€A central tenet of the Soundscape concept is that humans immersed in sonic environments are objective measuring instruments (New Experts), whose reports and descriptions must be taken seriously and quantified by technical measurements. May 6, 2009 at 3:21 pm (Artists Statement & Reflection, Main Derives). As a Young Composer in the late 70s seeking a stronger connection between practitioners art, my own life and the phenomena around us, I was driven to working with tape recorders and the environment of sound. Murray Schaeffer's book The Tuning Of the World when I set forth in 1978 to go to the origin of his research, The World Soundscape Project, outside of Vancouver, there to attend classes at Simon Fraser University's Sonic Research Studio. Sound + Space http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2007/sep/23/science.ameliahill [accessed 1.5.09]. The culmination of its pioneering research into the sound environment is described in Schafer's seminal book, The Tuning of the World. · Participate in a private / solitary way, by paying attention to your soundscape. Sounds travel through networks, memories, between people and places, from performers to audiences, through time as much as space, both live and as sonic po “refuge through sonic bubble” understanding of MPSM, Kaye traces a link from this contemporary form of conceptualizing the “Walkman effect” (see Hosokawa 1984) to Murray Schafer's acoustic ecological model for soundscape study (as exemplified by the latter's book The Tuning of the World (1977)). Murray Schafer's The Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World (1977, Destiny Books) the other night, I came across his discussion of church bells. Schafer started the World Soundscape Project in 1971. Organize a performance event that involves field recordings and other artistic expressions that explore our soundscape and how we can listen to our sonic environment. How do these observations feed in to how the soundscape may effect our perception of the urban environment & how can this inform my compositional process and aesthetic decisions? A letter from one Ontario Public Health unit states, “Our public health unit does not have the recourse, resources or expertise to monitor the health effects of turbines and seek the type of remedy you are looking for.