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Listening through the Noise: The Aesthetics of Experimental Electronic Music

Joanna Demers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195387650
eISBN:
9780199863594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387650.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, History, American

Electronic music since 1980 has splintered into numerous genres and subgenres, communities and subcultures. Given the differences separating academic, popular, and avant-garde electronic musicians, ... More


Musical Chills

Jerrold Levinson

in Contemplating Art: Essays in Aesthetics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199206179
eISBN:
9780191709982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206179.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This essay focuses on a particular musical phenomenon, namely, the distinctive and usually pleasurable chills, shivers, or frissons that listening to certain passages of music produce in many ... More


Sound Studies Meets Deaf Studies

Michele Friedner and Stefan Helmreich

in Sounding the Limits of Life: Essays in the Anthropology of Biology and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164809
eISBN:
9781400873869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164809.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines “sound” and “hearing” in relation to silence and deafness. Sound studies and Deaf studies would seem, at first perception, to operate in worlds apart. Sound studies privileges ... More


Chimeric Sensing

Stefan Helmreich, Sophia Roosth, and Michele Friedner

in Sounding the Limits of Life: Essays in the Anthropology of Biology and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164809
eISBN:
9781400873869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164809.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines auditory chimerism, an experimental technique in which sound recordings are decomposed and then reconstituted otherwise, often with the aim of testing the limits and ... More


Autonomy/Heteronomy and Perceptual Style

Eric F. Clarke

in Ways of Listening: An Ecological Approach to the Perception of Musical Meaning

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151947
eISBN:
9780199870400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151947.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter starts by acknowledging that much of the discussion of music in the previous chapters has focused on music that has a strong and obvious link to materials outside music (texts, dramatic ... More


Contested Authority in Rebuilding Ground Zero

Maarten A. Hajer

in Authoritative Governance: Policy Making in the Age of Mediatization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281671
eISBN:
9780191713132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281671.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The decision what and how to rebuild at ‘Ground Zero’ is a highly symbolic and contentious act, with high financial stakes, in which the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, Port Authority, ... More


The Neurocognition of Language

Colin M. Brown and Peter Hagoort (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198507932
eISBN:
9780191687242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507932.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This book brings together experts on human language and the brain to present the first critical overview of the cognitive neuroscience of language, one of the fastest-moving areas today. In-depth ... More


The Nature of Healing: The Modern Practice of Medicine

Eric J. Cassell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195369052
eISBN:
9780199979103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369052.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The healing tradition in Western medicine goes back to its Greek origins. What actually constitutes healing is poorly understood even in this first era of cure and advanced medical science. Sickness ... More


The Politics of Denial

Eviatar Zerubavel

in The Elephant in the Room: Silence and Denial in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195187175
eISBN:
9780199943371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187175.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explores institutionalized prohibitions against looking, listening, and speaking that help keep certain matters off-limits. It is noted that what is seen, heard, and talked about is ... More


Hear How the Whole Creation Longs: Preaching on Music

Thomas H. Troeger

in Wonder Reborn: Creating Sermons on Hymns, Music, and Poetry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195398885
eISBN:
9780199866236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398885.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

We are all by the very fact that we have beating hearts and vocal chords musical creatures. God has made each of us a woodwind and a drum. The chapter considers how in a culture where music is ... More


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