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Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 10 words.

plural noun (the Sounds) short for the Marlborough Sounds.

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Mike Goldsmith.

December 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Electromagnetism, Optics, and Acoustics. 160 pages.

Sound is integral to how we experience the world, in the form of noise as well as music. But what is sound? What is the physical basis of pitch and harmony? And how are sound waves...

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in The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics

P ublished online August 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 4913 words.

I. Theoretical Overview II. Articulation, Acoustics, and Cognition III. Recent Approaches to Sound IV. Expressivity V. Sound Effects and Sound

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John Mowitt.

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Media Studies. 184 pages.

This book is a study of sounds that aims to write the resonance and response they call for. It seeks to critique existing models in the expanding field of sound studies and draw attention...

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Casey O'Callaghan.

October 2007; p ublished online January 2008 .

Book. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 208 pages.

Vision dominates philosophical thinking about perception, and theorizing about experience in cognitive science traditionally has focused on a visual model. This book presents a systematic...

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Rosalind I. J. Hackett.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Study of Religion

November 2016; p ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Music and Religion. 5789 words.

Sounding or listening practices are central to most forms of religious activity, and in some traditions particular spirits or deities, even the universe itself, may be associated with...

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Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 463 words.

Prior to the Sound’s formation Adrian Borland (b. 6 December 1957, London, England, d. 26 April 1999, London, England; vocals,

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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Prior to the Sound’s formation Adrian Borland (b. 6 December 1957, London, England, d. 26 April 1999, London, England; vocals, guitar) had already released two albums (Calling On Youth and...

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Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

A measurement of the vertical distribution of the chemical or physical properties of the atmosphere. Observations may be made by a direct method, such as balloon or rocket sounding, or...

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Roger Scruton.

in The Aesthetics of Music

June 1999; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 8905 words.

Is an exploration of the metaphysics of sound, arguing that sounds are not properties of the objects that emit them but ‘secondary objects’, which can be isolated in an ‘acousmatic’...

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