The Oxford handbook of sound studies / edited by Trevor Pinch and Karin Bijsterveld.

Offers new perspectives on the significance of sound in its material and cultural forms. Considers sounds and music as experienced in such diverse settings as shop floors, laboratories, clinics, design studios, homes, and clubs, across a broad range of historical periods and national and cultural co...

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Other Authors: Pinch, Trevor, 1952-2021 (Editor), Bijsterveld, Karin, 1961- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Series:Oxford handbooks.
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Summary:Offers new perspectives on the significance of sound in its material and cultural forms. Considers sounds and music as experienced in such diverse settings as shop floors, laboratories, clinics, design studios, homes, and clubs, across a broad range of historical periods and national and cultural contexts. Discusses the rise of new public problems such as noise pollution, hearing loss, and the "end" of the amateur musician that stem from the spread and appropriation of new sound and music-related technologies, analog and digital, in many domains of life.
Item Description:Pagination taken from print version.
"Print publication date: Dec. 2011"--Digital title page.
Physical Description:1 online resource ([xii, 593] pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780199940691
019994069X
Source of Description, Etc. Note:Online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on April 29, 2014).