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Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371991-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7199-1
Published: 20 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391128-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9112-8
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393917-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9391-7
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... This chapter explores the ways that technology has changed the way sounds are made and experienced. Technological effects are broken into seven basic categories: capture, or the use of microphones to gather and convert sonic vibrations for immediate retransmission or for fixation on a medium...
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393917
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9391-7
Book Chapter

By Allison McCracken
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 02 September 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7532-6
... microphone singing sound technologies mass media radio vocal performance ...
Book Chapter

By Jean Ma
Published: 13 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... Chung Ching [Zhong Qing] Yao Lee dubbing sound technology voice ...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 02 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375326-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7532-6
..., including Vaughn De Leath, Gene Austin, Whispering Jack Smith, and Waring’s Pennsylvanians. microphone singing sound technologies mass media radio vocal performance ...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... is based on the aural patterns of words, in contrast to ideographic writing. What it means to “record” and “reproduce” sound phonographically has coevolved with new technological developments, including the phonautograph’s automatic “reproduction” of sound on paper for visual apprehension in the 1850s...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
...Sound Transformed This chapter explores the ways that technology has changed the way sounds are made and experienced. Technological effects are broken into seven basic categories: capture, or the use of microphones to gather and convert sonic vibrations for immediate retransmission...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374824-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... This chapter examines some of the ways in which sound unfolds in time, from the fundamental nature of sound as a perishable, passing event to the present perfect of sounds as memory traces and the ways in which technologies of recording or “fixation” have changed our relationship to sonic...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... striking and consistent use of aural imagery, evoking a soundscape through references to noise, music, communication and sound reproduction technologies, and spoken language. Music and sound serve as more than atmospheric detail in these novels; they propel the stories and serve as the ground on which...
Book Chapter

By Jean Ma
Published: 13 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375623-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... corporeally anchored and mechanically detachable, coexisting with but not necessarily belonging to the onscreen singer. The ambivalence of the voice in turn points to the specific assumptions about performance and stardom operative in this period. Chung Ching [Zhong Qing] Yao Lee dubbing sound...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... Interdisciplinary artist David Rokeby’s landmark work, Very Nervous System (1986–2004), uses video surveillance technology, synthesizers, a sound system, computers, and image-processing software designed by Rokeby to translate movement into music and/or sound. Through an intuitive process...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... art as a way to communicate multiple relationships to sound and its social dimensions, to the critical potential of mixed ability performance in creating flexible and responsive notions of community. disability difference Pauline Oliveros technology Adaptive Use Musical Instrument ...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... David Rokeby’s landmark work, Very Nervous System (1986–2004), uses video surveillance technology, synthesizers, a sound system, computers, and image-processing software designed by Rokeby to translate movement into music and/or sound. Through an intuitive process of corporeal improvisation...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... This entry describes the diverse meanings of noise—both in sound studies and everyday social interpretations—that emerge from the divergences and overlaps between technological environments, art movements, and circulations of social difference. Noise is an essential product of communicational...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7482-4
... of audition construction acoustic illusions cocktail party effect This chapter examines some of the ways in which sound unfolds in time, from the fundamental nature of sound as a perishable, passing event to the present perfect of sounds as memory traces and the ways in which technologies...
Published: 01 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375494-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7549-4
... forms of metapragmatic discourse and media ideology by which radio’s technologies feed back into Aboriginal social life. radio wireless sound Indigenous media kinship Aboriginal Australia ...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... This introduction introduces the theoretical framework for Negotiated Moments and provides a summary of each chapter within the context of the thematic framework for the section in which it appears. The sections are Listening and the Ethics of Improvisation, Technology and Embodiment...