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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


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


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


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


Introduction

Joanna Demers

in Listening through the Noise: The Aesthetics of Experimental Electronic Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195387650
eISBN:
9780199863594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387650.003.0000
Subject:
Music, History, Western, History, American

The introduction describes the aims and scope of the book, presents its methodology, and states its core argument. The book furnishes an aesthetic theory of several types of post-1980 electronic ... More


Genre, Experimentalism, and the Musical Frame

Joanna Demers

in Listening through the Noise: The Aesthetics of Experimental Electronic Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195387650
eISBN:
9780199863594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387650.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, History, American

Chapter 6 takes a step back to consider the three metagenres of institutional electroacoustic, electronica, and sound art. Participants in each metagenre describe their music in terms borrowing from ... More


Conclusion

Joanna Demers

in Listening through the Noise: The Aesthetics of Experimental Electronic Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195387650
eISBN:
9780199863594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387650.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western, History, American

Near the end of his life, Pierre Schaeffer gave an interview in which he described his attempt to develop a new musical language as a “failure.” Using Schaeffer’s dismal assessment of his life’s work ... More


Music and mind in everyday life

Eric Clarke, Nicola Dibben, and Stephanie Pitts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525578
eISBN:
9780191689352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525578.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

Music pervades everyday life. In so many ways, music marks and orchestrates the ways in which people experience the world together. What is it that makes people want to live their lives to the sound ... More


Modernity'S Ear: Listening to Race and Gender in World Music

Roshanak Kheshti

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479867011
eISBN:
9781479861125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867011.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Fearing the rapid disappearance of indigenous cultures, twentieth-century American ethnographers turned to the phonograph to salvage native languages and musical practices. Prominent among these ... More


Humphrey Jennings

Keith Beattie

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078552
eISBN:
9781781701836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078552.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Humphrey Jennings has been described as the only real poet of British cinema. His documentary films employ a range of representational approaches – including collagist narrative structures and ... More


Principles of Christian Communication

John G. Stackhouse

in Humble Apologetics: Defending the Faith Today

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138078
eISBN:
9780199834679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138074.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

As a form of Christian discourse, apologetical conversation ought to follow principles of communication patterned after the ministry of Jesus Christ. First, the apologist has to offer both verbal ... More


Peevish Weariness, aposiopesis, and the Irresolute Conscience

Ceri Sullivan

in The Rhetoric of the Conscience in Donne, Herbert, and Vaughan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547845
eISBN:
9780191720901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547845.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter studies the frequent use of images of dust or fragments as an attack on the foundation of judicious dialogue, mutual engagement. An effective response to enforced attention is flabby ... More


Guidelines for Apologetic Conversation

John G. Stackhouse

in Humble Apologetics: Defending the Faith Today

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138078
eISBN:
9780199834679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138074.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Outlines a number of practical applications of the concern to be audience specific in one's apologetical conversation. The apologist ought to express both sympathy and modesty by listening to and ... More


Ritual Civility, Moral Practices of Interpersonal Exchange, and Symbolic Communication

Marc Gopin

in Holy War, Holy Peace: How Religion Can Bring Peace to the Middle East

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146509
eISBN:
9780199834235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146506.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Abrahamic and cultural processes of change have been neglected by elite diplomacy and conflict resolution efforts in the Palestinian/Israeli conflict (although possibly only at a conscious level). ... More


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