The great animal orchestra : finding the origins of music in the world's wild places / Bernie Krause.
- 1st ed.
- New York, NY : Little, Brown, 2012.
278 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
- Nature sounds.
Music -- Historiography.
Sound -- Psychological aspects.
Noise -- Psychological aspects.
Krause, Bernie, 1938- -- Travel.
Musicians -- United States.
- 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.
- Prelude : echoes of the past
Sound as my mentor
Voices from the land
The organized sound of life itself
Biophony : the proto-orchestra
Different croaks for different folks
The fog of noise
Noise and biophony, oil and water
The coda of hope.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-265), discography (p. 264), and index.
- 9780316086875 (hbk.) :
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