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Germany in the Loud Twentieth Century: An Introduction

Florence Feiereisen and Alexandra Merley Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199759392
eISBN:
9780199918911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759392.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The increasing popularity of the field of Sound Studies marks the sonic turn in cultural studies since the millennium. This compilation draws on a number of diverse fields, including journalism, ... More


Introduction

Christoph Cox

in Sonic Flux: Sound, Art, and Metaphysics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226543031
eISBN:
9780226543208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226543208.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The introduction considers the turn, in contemporary art and culture, from “music” to the broader field of “sound” and explains that the book offers a philosophical examination of this sonic turn. It ... More


Music for Airports and the Avant-Garde: The Activity of Sounds

John T. Lysaker

in Brian Eno's Ambient 1: Music for Airports

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190497293
eISBN:
9780190497330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190497293.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter 2 places Music for Airports within the context of a “sonic turn” that occurs among various avant-garde trends in twentieth-century Euro-American music. A brief history begins with Debussy, ... More


Brian Eno's Ambient 1: Music for Airports

John T. Lysaker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190497293
eISBN:
9780190497330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190497293.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This study situates Eno’s ambient masterpiece, Music For Airports, within various avant-garde trends in order to underscore its multiple dimensions. In the manner of Satie, it aims to tint living ... More


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