The Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment & the Tuning of the World R. Murray Schafer
Publisher: Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
The Soundscape, Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World.(1977, Destiny Books, Vermont) 5. My research explores how Ambiance users listen to ambient nature sounds for therapeutic purposes–to relax, to relieve stress, to sleep, etc. Www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWQpDaC0T-s 7. The Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World. Inherent within the Schafer, R. As my study focuses on the soundscapes of Tryon Creek, it is concerned with our aural environment. Murray Schafer began mapping and recording urban and rural soundscapes through his World Soundscape Project, soundscape listening today is not just a niche market: anyone with a smartphone can enhance their sonic environment with the touch of a button. World Listening Day is an annual event intended to celebrate different ways we can focus on our soundscape (sonic environment); to raise awareness about the acoustic ecology movement, including ideas regarding how noise pollution can be reduced; I wish I had some CC field recording suggestions at the moment, but instead I'll just add that Schafer's THE TUNING OF THE WORLD is a crazy, interesting read about his ideas on soundscape, noise pollution, etc. Does the The desire for clear, controlled, signal-like sound became pervasive, and anything that interfered with this goal was now engineered out of existence. Cracked Media: The Sound of Malfunction. The soundscape: our sonic environment and the tuning of the world. As our awareness concerning the dangers of toxic waste and environmental pollution grows, there is however a lack of awareness concerning the ever-increasing pollution of our sonic environment. Initiated by Bill Wasik in 2003. In his book “The Soundscape -the Tuning of the World” Schafer brings attention to the importance of discerning between different kinds of sound; the ones that enrich us contributing in the creation of healthy environments and the ones which acts as sonic polluters. The above quote is taken from R. Murray Schafer defines a hi-fi soundscape as an environment where “sounds overlap less frequently; there is more perspective—foreground and background” (1977, 43). Does the maker want to reveal particular sonic aspects of the place as it is, as it used to be, as it might be?