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Sean Alexander Gurd

in Dissonance: Auditory Aesthetics in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823269655
eISBN:
9780823271870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269655.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

An introduction to the major themes and concerns of Greek auditory art. The argument is that Greek song and drama was concerned with bringing the sensation of sound within the enclosure of ... More


Dissonance: Auditory Aesthetics in Ancient Greece

Sean Alexander Gurd

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823269655
eISBN:
9780823271870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269655.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In the four centuries leading up to the death of Euripides in 406 BCE, Greek singers, poets, and theorists delved deep into auditory experience. They charted its capacity to develop topologies ... More


The Age of Noise in Britain: Hearing Modernity

James G. Mansell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040672
eISBN:
9780252099113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040672.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Early twentieth-century Britons thought that they were living in the “age of noise,” sensing the historical changes going on around them as a series of disturbing shifts in the sonic atmosphere. From ... More


The Art of Listening in the Early Church

Carol Harrison

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199641437
eISBN:
9780191755651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641437.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

How did people think about listening in the ancient world, and what evidence do we have of it in practice? The Christian faith came to the illiterate majority in the early Church through their ears. ... More


Coda

Sean Alexander Gurd

in Dissonance: Auditory Aesthetics in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823269655
eISBN:
9780823271870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269655.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

A conclusion and overview of Dissonance. Greek song and drama was concerned with bringing the sensation of sound within the enclosure of perception, at times against the categories central to Greek ... More


Listening in Cultural Context

Carol Harrison

in The Art of Listening in the Early Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199641437
eISBN:
9780191755651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641437.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This chapter examines early Christian auditory culture by first discussing the work of modern cultural anthropologists and then by using it as a frame discusses Greco–Roman attitudes to the senses ... More


Fantasies of Total Description

James Q. Davies and Ellen Lockhart

in Sound Knowledge: Music and Science in London, 1789-1851

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226402079
eISBN:
9780226402109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226402109.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

The authors introduce the volume by critiquing Marxist-inflected notions of "aural culture," "auditory culture," or "sound culture." They insist upon the audiovisuality of both musical and scientific ... 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


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