Sound, media, ecology

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Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan,, United Kingdom , p.xxvi, 294 pages : (2019)


9783030165680 :


(OCoLC)fst01030272, (OCoLC)fst01112580, Acoustics and physics., fast, Music, Senses and sensation, Social aspects., Sound


Formerly CIP.Includes bibliographical references and index.1. Sound media, ecology: introduction in three acts / Milena Droumeva and Randolph Jordan -- Section I. Acoustic Ecology: Foundations and Critical Responses. 2. Acoustic ecology and the world soundscape project / Barry Truax -- 3. The disruptive nature of listening: today, yesterday, tomorrow / Hildegard Westerkamp -- 4. Local eardonances: Raymond Murray Schafer's contribution to the history and present-day practice of noise abatement -- 5. Multimodal scholarship in world soundscape project composition: toward a different media-theoretical legacy (Or: The WSP as OG DH) / Jonathan Sterne -- Section II. Environment and Community. 6. Nothing connects us but imagined sound / Mitchell Akiyama -- 7. Havana's falling tanks and flooded laneways: examining the acoustic community / Vincent Andrisani -- 8. Acoustic ecology and ecological sound art: listening to hanging ecosystems / Leah Barclay -- 9. Listening to renewable energy technologies / Linda O'Keeffe -- Section III. Media and Society. 10. The uncanny soundscapes of the Palestinian exile: rethinking technics, memory, and sound / Özgün Eylül Iscen -- 11. Responsive listening: negotiating cities of sirens, smartphones and sensors / Sarah Barns -- 12. Listening to traffic with guts and antennae / Andra McCartney -- 13. Acouscenic listening / Sean Taylor and Mikael Fernstr̈om (Softday) -- 14. Evening of sounds: auditory cultures in radio call-in programmes / Heikki Uimonen.Also published electronically.