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2 edition of The Vancouver soundscape found in the catalog.

The Vancouver soundscape

The Vancouver soundscape

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Published by World Soundscape Project, Sonic Research Studio, Dept. of Communication, Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vancouver (B.C.),
  • British Columbia,
  • Vancouver.
    • Subjects:
    • City noise -- British Columbia -- Vancouver.,
    • Sounds -- British Columbia -- Vancouver.,
    • Vancouver (B.C.) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by R. M. Schafer.
      SeriesMusic of the environment series ;, no. 2, Music of the environment series ;, #2.
      ContributionsSchafer, R. Murray., World Soundscape Project.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1089.5.V22 V39
      The Physical Object
      Pagination71 p. :
      Number of Pages71
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4174731M
      ISBN 100889850143
      LC Control Number80452207

      Welcome to the new Soundscape Mixtape Series where we step beyond criticism. In the great tradition of the mixtape, we are going to present these explorations with their actual sound.


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All the sounds were recorded between September and August These records of The Vancouver Soundscape complement a book of the same name and together they constitute Document No. 5 of The World Soundscape Project, Sonic Research Studio, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby 2, /5(10).

Soundscape Studies is a field that was born in Vancouver through the World Soundscape Project under the direction of R. Murray Schafer in the early seventies. The Vancouver Soundscape was directed and edited by R. Murray Schafer. The Music of Various City Quarters () was remixed by Barry Truax for this CD.

New Year's Eve in Vancouver Harbour () was recorded by Hildegard Westerkamp on New Year's Eve /5(4). The Vancouver soundscape / Author: World Soundscape Project.

Publication info: Burnaby, B.C.: Sonic Research Studio, Communication Studies Dept., Simon Fraser. Soundscapes of Canada. Following the success of The Vancouver Soundscape, two members, Peter Huse and Bruce Davis, embarked on a tour across Canada inin an effort to document the changing soundscape and preserve dying sounds becoming obsolete due to new technology.

The types of sounds recorded on this project included natural ambiences. The Vancouver Soundscape was directed and edited by R. Murray Schafer.

The Music of Various City Quarters (ID 8) was remixed by Barry Truax for this CD. New Year's Eve in Vancouver Harbour (ID 9) was recorded by Hildegard Westerkamp on New Year's Eve This recording was made possible with the financial support of the Goethe Institut. Inthe World Soundscape Project and Cambridge Street Records re-issued the original Vancouver Soundscape recordings fromThe Vancouver soundscape book with the soundscape compositions and documentary Soundscape Vancouveron a double CD.

Ocean of Sound is a compilation album compiled and produced by English musician and author David two-disc, cross-licensed "various artists" compilation contains 32 tracks culled from a variety of musical sources, including dub, exotica, free jazz, and field compiled the recordings to serve as both a historical survey of ambient music and an aural companion to his.

Vancouver Soundscapes, / Schafer. LP, Ensemble Productions Ldt, Vancouver, B.C. "The two records in this set are designed to accompany and complement the book 'The Vancouver Soundscape', undertaken by researchers of the World Soundscape Project in The aim of the Worldsoundscape Project is to bring together research on.

When I joined the project inthe group (then consisting of R. Murray Schafer, Barry Truax, Peter Huse, Howard Broomfield, Bruce Davies and myself) were working on the document entitled The Vancouver Soundscape, published shortly after as 2 LPs and a book.

The Vancouver soundscape. World Soundscape Project; Simon Fraser University. Sonic Research Studio. Book. English. Published Burnaby, B.C.: Sonic Research Studio, Communication Studies Dept., Simon Fraser University, [?] Rate this 1/5 2/5 3/5 4/5 5/5 Available at Kimberlin.

Long out of print, few copies available: This project is a double-CD and booklet "Soundscape Vancouver" which includes most of the original recordings published in by the World Soundscape Project at Simon Fraser University in its landmark study of the acoustic environment of Vancouver, plus new digital recordings and compositions made in the s by Robert MacNevin that show the.

Vancouver Soundscape Revisited was realized at the Sonic Research Studio of Simon Fraser University (SFU) (Vancouver, BC) in May, as part of Soundscape Vancouver 96 and premiered in its 8-channel version on June 7, in Vancouver as part of the Vancouver New Music Festival.

The production of Vancouver Soundscape Revisited was supported by a Media Arts Audio Production. Abstract. The emergence of the World Soundscape Project (WSP) in the late s and early s has been widely regarded as creating a foundation for the study of “acoustic ecology,” with composer R.

Murray Schafer as its “father.”. FC - The Vancouver trivia book. FC V - The Vancouver soundscape. FC M62 S53 - Walter Moberly and the Northwest Passage by Rail; FC W44 B - West Vancouver, a view through the trees. FC F67 - The Trail of British Columbia's Gold Rush Past; FC L39 - At Home with History.

Account Options. Sign in; Open full screen to view more. The Vancouver Soundscape [R. Murray Schafer, Director] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Vancouver Soundscape. The New Soundscape (Don Mills ) - The Book of Noise (Vancouver ) - A Survey of Community Noise By-Laws in Canada () (Vancouver ) The Music of the Environment Series, ed R.

Murray Schafer (): 1 The Music of the Environment (Vienna ) 2 The Vancouver Soundscape, with 2 cassettes (Vancouver ). In the early 's, the World Soundscape Project, under the direction of R. Murray Schafer, launched a research project on the soundscape of Vancouver including the publication of a book and a double LP recording.

In the early 's, the School of Communication of Simon Fraser University, with the. The hidden tune / Sabine Breitsameter. Vanscape motion / Hans Ulrich Werner. Pacific fanfare / Barry Truax. Vancouver soundscape revisited / Claude Schryer. Documentary: the changing soundscape: a comparison of the and soundscapes of Vancouver / narrated by Barry Truax and Hildegard Westerkamp.

Other Titles: Soundscape Vancouver   Attention bookworms, design nerds, type fiends, and library denizens enamored of fine leather-bound tomes - the Alcuin Society, Canada's foremost bibliophilic association, turns fifty this year.

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Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Acoustic Ecology and the Soundscape Bibliography. Compiled by Maksymilian Kapelanski, October E-mail: [email protected] The following is a bibliography of published material pertaining to the interdisciplinary fields of acoustic ecology, soundscape research, soundscape composition, soundscape education ("ear cleaning"), and acoustic design.

Record 1 has Ocean Sounds, Squamish Narrative, Entrance to Harbour, Music of Horns Whistles, Vancouver Sound Marks.

Record 2 has a Conversation between Schafer and The Recordists of this LP. There is an Introduction to the Science and Art of Composing The Soundscape with recorded examples of good and bad acoustic design in Vancouver.

new title, drawn from the book’s central concept: The Soundscape. Schafer’s contribution has informed the work of almost everyone who has written on the phenomena of sound since, and it has.

The following IYSS () will be published by Japanese soundscape scholars about specific aspects of Asian soundscapes; a call for papers is to be expected in winter The subsequent edition () is planned to be released by German-Italian editors; its topic will be about temporal aspects of the sonic environment and a call for papers.

The WSP group embarked first on a detailed study of the immediate locale, published asThe Vancouver Soundscape, and then inon a cross-Canada recording tour.

InSchafer led a larger group on a European tour that studied the soundscape of five villages. The Bell Tower of False Creek: Unsettling the Soundscape of Vancouver’s Burrard Bridge Sound in the Land - Music & the Environment: A Festival Celebrating the Earth Vol Number 1 Winter/Spring - Music and Ecologies Of Sound.

Longitudinal Listening: Mapping Soundscape Histories Across Media. Presented by invitation as part of the Background / ThisPlace exhibition,Grunt Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Constructing an Acoustic History of Vancouver on Film. Presented by invitation at, The Sound of Architecture (J. Irwin Miller Symposium). Vancouver Soundscape Revisited was composed at the Sonic Research Studio of Simon Fraser University (SFU) (Vancouver, BC) in May, as part of Soundscape Vancouver 96 and premiered in its 8-channel version on June 7, in Vancouver as part of the Vancouver New Music Festival.

The production of Vancouver Soundscape Revisited was supported by a Media Arts Audio Production. [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] The Journal of Acoustic Ecology volume 11 number 1 | fall/winter issn Soundscape is an English language publication of the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology (WFAE).

It is conceived as a place of communication and. The Vancouver Soundscape: World Soundscape Project, Document No. 5 (Five). Burnaby, B.C.: Sonic Research Studio, Simon Fraser University. Paperback. 72 pages. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of photos, diagrams, maps and graphs.

Oblong 11 x 9". Undated but appears to be circa The World Soundscape Project's "first field study of an actual. 50 years later, Vancouver-composer remembers birth of soundscapes In the late s a team of SFU researchers set out to define the term soundscape and change the way we listen to the world around us.

This article takes critical issue with the well-circulated but often misapplied term "soundscape." Coined by Canadian composer Murray Schafer in his book "The Soundscape," the term has become one.

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Stud Winter / The soundscape--a term coined by the author--is our sonic environment, the ever-present array of noises with which we all live. Beginning with the primordial sounds of nature, we have experienced an ever-increasing complexity of our sonic surroundings.

Welcome back to Unsettling the World Soundscape Project, a series edited by Randolph Jordan that looks critically and creatively at early acoustic ecology along with the writings and subsequent compositions of WSP members, assessing its continuing role for sound studies today.

This series follows strongly in the spirit of "Sound Studies ," a running theme here on SO. this. See, also, Sound Heritage, vol. Ill, no.

4, (Victoria: Provincial Archives of British Columbia, ), which is devoted to a discussion of the World Soundscape Project; The Unesco Courier, November,which is given over to soundscape articles; and Keiko Torigoe, “A Study of the World Soundscape Project,” (Master’s thesis, York.

Conceived and produced by the World Soundscape Project (WSP)—a research group formed at Vancouver’s Simon Fraser University in the late s and helmed by the composer and sound theorist, R. Murray Schafer—in its entirety Soundscapes of Canada was an impressively sprawling, eclectic document.

Comprised of guided listening exercises and. A Vancouver-based composer says the 50th anniversary of a seminal B.C. project in the field of audio soundscapes should be celebrated.

"We're so used to designing an environment for the eye, but we're not naturally inclined to design an environment for the ear," said Hildegard Westerkamp, a musician who began her career recording sounds around the city.Field recording made on Kitsilano Beach, Vancouver. Based on Westerkamp’s mids Soundwalking radio show experiments.

An excerpt from Iannis Xenakis’ Concret PH 2 is embedded at the heart of the piece. From the Transformations CD on Empreintes Digitales, Montréal, R.

Murray Schafer – The Vancouver Soundscape ().