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The Sound of Music 1

Andy Hamilton

in Sounds and Perception: New Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199282968
eISBN:
9780191712333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282968.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

According to the acousmatic thesis defended by Roger Scruton and others, to hear sounds as music is to divorce them from the source or cause of their production. Non-acousmatic experience involves ... More


Do We Hear the City?: Voices of the Stranger in Hong Kong Cinema

Esther M. K. Cheung

in Hong Kong Screenscapes: From the New Wave to the Digital Frontier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028566
eISBN:
9789882206991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter attempts to examine the ethical relationship between self and other by way of focusing on the theme of estrangement in the New Hong Kong Cinema. In his study of the voice-over in cinema, ... More


Case Study: Film Sound, Acoustic Ecology and Performance in Electroacoustic Music

Randolph Jordan

in Music, Sound and Multimedia: From the Live to the Virtual

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625338
eISBN:
9780748671038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625338.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter investigates a very different theme in live performance: the presentation of ‘acousmatic’ music, where sounds are produced to be listened to intently and ‘in their own right’, without ... More


Disembodied Voices

Todd Decker

in Hymns for the Fallen: Combat Movie Music and Sound after Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520282322
eISBN:
9780520966543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282322.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Disembodied voices resound across the post-Vietnam Hollywood combat film. Some are heard in real time by way of military technology, such as radios which let soldiers and audiences experience battles ... More


The Writing Voice in Cinema: A Preliminary Discussion

Rey Chow

in Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

As an artifact in cultural representation, the voice has a much longer history than cinema. Older representational forms based in writing—poetry, literary fiction, essays, and nonfiction in ... More


Performing Through Space: Overflow, Displacement, and the Voice in (Jean-Luc Godard, 1987)

Albertine Fox

in Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

This chapter examines the interaction between voice, sound, and space in the little-known comedy Keep Your Right Up: A Place on Earth (Jean-Luc Godard, 1987), focusing in particular on the sculptural ... More


Sound Unseen: Acousmatic Sound in Theory and Practice

Brian Kane

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199347841
eISBN:
9780199347872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347841.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Sound Unseen explores acousmatic sound—a sound that one hears without seeing its cause. Pierre Schaeffer, the inventor of musique concrète, in his Traité des objets musicaux, first popularized the ... More


Voice-Cast: The Distribution of the Voice via Podcasting

Virginia Madsen and John Potts

in VOICE: Vocal Aesthetics in Digital Arts and Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013901
eISBN:
9780262289696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013901.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter, which focuses on podcasts and the way they revive the participatory nature and programming diversity of radio before it evolved into music formats, explores how podcasting distributes ... More


Pierre Schaeffer, the Sound Object, and the Acousmatic Reduction

Brian Kane

in Sound Unseen: Acousmatic Sound in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199347841
eISBN:
9780199347872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347841.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Pierre Schaeffer, the inventor of musique concrète, turned to phenomenology when attempting to ground a new field of research known as acousmatics (l’acousmatique). This chapter traces the historical ... More


Wild Track Asynchrony

K. J. Donnelly

in Occult Aesthetics: Synchronization in Sound Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199773497
eISBN:
9780199358816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773497.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter discusses forms of disconnected sound, including wild, uncoupled sound, extra-diegetic sound (as in conventional non-diegetic film scores), and off-screen sounds including acousmatic ... More


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