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The great animal orchestra : finding the origins of music in the world's wild places / Bernie Krause.

Author/Creator:
Krause, Bernie, 1938-
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York, NY : Little, Brown, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
278 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Nature sounds.
Animal sounds.
Music -- Historiography.
Sound -- Psychological aspects.
Noise -- Psychological aspects.
Aural history.
Field recordings.
Krause, Bernie, 1938- -- Travel.
Musicians -- United States.
Summary:
A musician and naturalist describes how the noise of humans is drowning out the sounds of nature and paints a picture of the relationship and connection between natural sounds and music that is becoming increasingly difficult to hear.
Contents:
Prelude : echoes of the past
Sound as my mentor
Voices from the land
The organized sound of life itself
Biophony : the proto-orchestra
First notes
Different croaks for different folks
The fog of noise
Noise and biophony, oil and water
The coda of hope.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-265), discography (p. 264), and index.
ISBN:
9780316086875 (hbk.) :
0316086878 (hbk.)
OCLC:
707964982
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