Everything is connected – entangled senses

Music is known as an efficient emotional trigger, but physiologically speaking our auditory senses has the potential for creating multi-sensory experiences and sometimes making it possible for us to accomplish seemingly impossible tasks. Among the gastronomic diverse experiences on offer in Berlin you will find the restaurant Unsicht-Bar, a place where the guests dine in … Continue reading Everything is connected – entangled senses

Psykoakustikken – Våre biologiske lytterinnstilinger

Psykoakustikken - våre biologiske lytterinstillinger Det er lett å tenke at våre preferanser når det gjelder musikk så vel som Hi-Fi utstyr er styrt av vår personlige smak og det erfaringsgrunnlaget som vi har lagt oss opp gjennom livet. Men enkelte av disse preferansene går lenger tilbake enn vi tror. De er felles for oss … Continue reading Psykoakustikken – Våre biologiske lytterinnstilinger

Everything is connected – sammenfiltrede sanseopplevelser

Blant Berlins mangefasetterte spisetilbud finner du restauranten Unsicht-Bar, et sted hvor gjestene sitter i stummende mørke og serveres av blinde kelnere. Her skal jeg ikke gå inn i rollen som matkritiker (noe som heller ikke ville gavne restauranten noe videre) men opplevelsen satte i gang noen tanker rundt de forbindelsene som finnes mellom hørsel og … Continue reading Everything is connected – sammenfiltrede sanseopplevelser

Master thesis concerning listening and listening intentions

My initial interest in listening and listening intentions started while writing my master thesis at the Conservatory of music in Oslo where I was introduced to the subject Aural Sonology, developed and taught by the two composers Lasse Thoresen and Olav Anton Tommesen. This masterthesis focuses on form-awareness and investigates why this is an important … Continue reading Master thesis concerning listening and listening intentions

Listening intentions part 1: It is all about attitude

In order to talk about music you need words to name the different parts of it. In traditional music there is a wealth of terminology for elements such as pitch, rhythm, timbre, dynamics and tone which can all be used in order to put our experience of the music into words. But what happens when you are … Continue reading Listening intentions part 1: It is all about attitude

Listening intentions, sound-pollution and singing tapestries

In an earlier post on this blog, I mentioned the book "The Soundscape" by Canadian composer and writer R. Murray Schafer. The word “soundscape”, one of Schafer’s designs, is used to describe our sonic environment, all of the everyday sounds which surrounds us in our lives. Schafer talks about how these soundscapes have changed because … Continue reading Listening intentions, sound-pollution and singing tapestries