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Sinn und sound

Fuchs, M 2010, Sinn und sound , Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Berlin, Berlin.

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Abstract

The book on the semantics of sound by School of Art & Design researcher Mathias Fuchs has been published by Berliner Wissenschaftlicher Verlag and will be in the bookshops by the end of October. Mathias investigates the possibilities of assigning meaning to sonic structures and starts with a critical review of traditional theories. Sound has been described as a language, a narrative, a representation of extra-musical objects, as a non-discursive set of symbols or as an emotion. In his 368 pages publication he offers a new way of understanding audio by “looking” at it as play. He further suggests to employ a methodological approach of exploring meaning between the established and new systems of reference. The book features an in depth analysis of sound art pieces as different at Karlheinz Stockhausen’s Hymnen, Missy Elliott’s Pass that Dutch and Robert Morrris’ Box with the Sound of its Own Making.

Item Type: Book
Themes: Subjects / Themes > B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Arts & Media > Centre for Media, Art & Design Research and Engagement (MADRE)
Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Arts & Media
Publisher: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Berlin
Refereed: Yes
ISBN: 978 3 86573 570 6.
Depositing User: Dr. Mathias Fuchs
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2010 13:31
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:43
URI: http://usir.eprints.org/id/eprint/12522

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