Tag: soundscape

Lyd – til glede og besvær

“(..)if you think it´s too loud, it´s way too loud” – Seth Horowitz: The universal Sense: How hearing Shapes the Mind Støy defineres gjerne som uønsket lyd hvilket viser tydelig at det også til en viss grad er et subjektivt og situasjonsbestemt fenomen: en manns støy er en annen manns musikk, en rockekonsert kan være…

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…

Accoustic overload – the soundscape of our time

The word “Soundscape” is a term coined by the composer and writer R. Murray Schafer which means our ever-present sonic environment. Through history this soundscape has continued to increase in complexity as the world of the post-industrial revolution continues to evolve. As our awareness concerning the dangers of toxic waste and environmental pollution grows, there…