Listening to noise and silence : towards a philosophy of sound art /Published by : Continuum (New York) Physical details: xvii, 231 s. ISBN:1441162070 (hft.); 1441126430 (inb.); 9781441126436 (inb.); 9781441162076 (hft.).
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CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 Listening; CHAPTER 2 Noise; CHAPTER 3 Silence; CHAPTER 4 Time and Space; CHAPTER 5 Now; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; LIST OF WORKS; INDEX
Listening to Noise and Silence engages with the emerging practice of sound art and the concurrent development of a discourse and theory of sound. In this original and challenging work, Salomé Voegelin immerses the reader in concepts of listening to sound artwork and the everyday acoustic environment, establishing an aesthetics and philosophy of sound and promoting the notion of a sonic sensibility. A multitude of sound works are discussed, by lesser known contemporary artists and composers (for example Curgenven, Gasson and Federer), historical figures in the field (Artaud, Feldman and Ca