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Becoming air: on sonic spatial metaphysics

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'Becoming Air' proposes that ideas of sonic space — which have historically been examined in connection to physics (acoustics) and psychophysics (psychoacoustics) — can also describe a metaphysics of sound: an exploration of the nature of reality through listening and sound-making. It explores how a sonic metaphysics emerges in connection to a range of spatial sonic practices that include: the singing of sacred songs inside a super-reverberant cave-monastery in Armenia; the sound work of Terr...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Music Faculty
Oxford college:
Lady Margaret Hall
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7544-8959

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Role:
Editor
Role:
Editor
Role:
Editor
Publisher:
Spector Books
Host title:
Sound – Space – Sense
Series:
Das neue Alphabet / The New Alphabet
Series number:
21
Pages:
13-21
Place of publication:
Leipzig
Publication date:
2022-10-01
ISBN:
9783959056588
Language:
English
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Chapter
Pubs id:
1337460
Local pid:
pubs:1337460
Deposit date:
2023-04-15

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