Free (The Soundscape of Modernity: Architectural Acoustics and the Culture of Listening in America, 1900–1933) BY Emily Thompson


  • Paperback
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  • The Soundscape of Modernity: Architectural Acoustics and the Culture of Listening in America, 1900-1933
  • Emily Thompson
  • English
  • 10 March 2018
  • 9780262701068

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The Soundscape of Modernity: Architectural Acoustics and the Culture of Listening in America, 1900-1933 Free download Á 5 As applied in ways that denied the particularity of place and the diverse spaces of modern America began to sound alike as a universal new sound predominated Although this sound clear direct efficient and nonreverberant had little to say about the physical spaces in which it was produced it speaks volumes about the culture that created it By listening to it Thompson constructs a compelling new account of the experience of modernity in America. A tremendously well researched history of the relationship between sound making and architectural practices One of the central texts in the field of sound studies

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The Soundscape of Modernity: Architectural Acoustics and the Culture of Listening in America, 1900-1933 Free download Á 5 A vibrant history of acoustical technology and aural culture in early twentieth century AmericaIn this history of aural culture in early twentieth century America Emily Thompson charts dramatic transformations in what people heard and how they listened What they heard was a new kind of sound that was the product of modern technology They listened as newly critical consumers of aural commodities By examining the technologies that produced this. This book was surprisingly fascinating and illuminated a lot about the advance of modernity in the early 20th century Thompson covers the rise of architectural acoustics as a scientific discipline the development of acoustical building materials and the advancement of electro acoustic technologies She also addresses the cultural and societal changes that were connected with these technologies and includes the art and entertainment that came about as a result sound films electronic music and modernist music Thompson s prose and presentation of her material create a very readable compelling narrative even when covering so many disparate aspects of her subject Plus Thompson makes everything interesting even the details of acoustical tile design and composition I came away with new understanding of life in this period and of how architecture influences not just what we see but what we hear

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The Soundscape of Modernity: Architectural Acoustics and the Culture of Listening in America, 1900-1933 Free download Á 5 Sound as well as the culture that enthusiastically consumed it Thompson recovers a lost dimension of the Machine Age and deepens our understanding of the experience of change that characterized the eraReverberation euations sound meters microphones and acoustical tiles were deployed in places as varied as Boston's Symphony Hall New York's office skyscrapers and the soundstages of Hollywood The control provided by these technologies however w. An awesome and innovative study of the relation of noisesound to modernism Not only new noise as indicative by industrialization and urbanization but also how noise was controlled


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