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Monday, August 7, 2017

Soundscape Installation 4 Ways of Listening

A Thing Heard: Four Ways of Listening: A collaborative tour showcasing the work of four contemporary British artists working in the field of sound art. The artists have curated a collection of sculptural artworks that use sound as the primary medium, exploring the inherent materiality and physicality of sound through a range of media, working methods, and outcomes. Source: Vimeo



Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Documentary: R. Murray Schafer



Musical Mind: R. Murray Schafer (2:30) Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer is a composer, writer, music educator and environmentalist, perhaps best known for his World Soundscape Project, concerning acoustic ecology.  This short introduction was created as a promote for a concert of his work by Esprit Orchestra. Source YouTube

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Soundscape: Participatory Sound Intervention


A City Searches for a Microphone (2:57). A participatory sound intervention in which a microphone is placed at a secret spot in the city. Its signal is streamed in real-time via radio and internet. Participants try to track the sound source using portable radios or smartphones. The project extends one’s everyday “body bound” perspective out into the environment. Source: Vimeo

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Soundscape Installation: Lisboa Soa 2016


Five Soundscape Installations in the Tapada das Necessidades gardens, Lisbon, as part of the four day Lisboa Soa 2016. More information at: www.lisboasoa.comhttps://www.facebook.com/lisboasoa

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Lecture: Hildi Westerkamp on Listening



The Practice of Listening in Unsettled Times (1:18). Hildi Westerkamp’s presentation at the Invisible Places 2017 Conference, April 7, 8, and 9 in the Azores. Source: YouTube

Monday, April 24, 2017

Soundscape: Recording the Quietest Places


Recording the sounds of nature's quietest places (8:15). Gordon Hempton and Bernie Krause share their knowledge of the soundscape with CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Lee Cowan in this Earth Day special segment.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Soundscape: Instruments made from ice


Ice Instruments "Tim Linhart was an ice sculptor in Colorado. One day he carved an upright string bass from ice and was astonished at the beautiful sound it made. Now he is the founder of Ice Music..." Source: YouTube