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Earth Sound Earth Signal Earth Sound Earth Signal Is A Study Of Energies In Aesthetics And The Arts, From The Birth Of Modern Communications In The Nineteenth Century To The Global Transmissions Of The Present Day Douglas Kahn Begins By Evoking The Aeolian Sphere Music That Henry David Thoreau Heard Blowing Along Telegraph Lines And The Aelectrosonic Sounds Of Natural Radio That Thomas Watson Heard Through The First Telephone He Then Traces The Histories Of Science, Media, Music, And The Arts To The 1960s And Beyond Earth Sound Earth Signal Rethinks Energy At A Global Scale, From Brainwaves To Outer Space, Through Detailed Discussions Of Musicians, Artists And Scientists Such As Alvin Lucier, Edmond Dewan, Pauline Oliveros, John Cage, James Turrell, Robert Barry, Joyce Hinterding, And Many Others.

[Download] ➺ Earth Sound Earth Signal  ➿ Douglas Kahn –
  • Paperback
  • 344 pages
  • Earth Sound Earth Signal
  • Douglas Kahn
  • English
  • 23 September 2019
  • 9780520257559

    10 thoughts on “[Download] ➺ Earth Sound Earth Signal ➿ Douglas Kahn –

  1. says:

    A fantastic book chronicling the history of sonified electromagnetism in the arts and sciences Kahn coins the term Aelectrosonics the sounds created by the natural electromagnetic activity on earth and in space All because we included the earth and space in our communication circuits earth as electrical ground, the atmosphere as transmission medium for radio From accidental listening hearing the Aurora Borealis or whistlers on the telegraph and telephone lines of the 19th century to sonifying brainwaves Alvin Lucier to earth hums and moon bounces, to Alexander Graham Bell s photophone and Robert Barry s energy art Sometimes Kahn s documentation might be too thoroughly too many quotes of people categorizing weird noises but this book is wonderful, full of inspiratio...

  2. says:

    This was an extremely tedious read with very little payoff It was unclear what Kahn s objective was He starts out with a lot of physical description of the nature of the various natural signals and the aesthetics and outright beauty of nature most people don t experience, but devolves into an overall study of obscur...

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