R. Murray Schafer

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  • The Soundscape By R. Murray Schafer

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    Soundscape’ is a interdisciplinary concept with spanning across multiple fields of inquiry from acoustic ecology,1 to urban and landscape design,2 ethnography, as well as the realm of music and sound arts. The term ‘soundscape’ was coined in 1977 by R. Murray Schafer, who co-created and led the Vancouver Soundscape Project and later, World Soundscape Project, based out of Simon Fraser University. His work in the 1970’s culminated in what is considered the foundational text, The Soundscape: The Tuning of the

  • Tchaikovsky's Romeo And Juliet Fantasy Overture : Analysis

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    years late on the 10th of September 1880 (Elliott). Tchaikovsky was a romantic composer and wrote his Fantasy Overture as a symphonic poem in sonata form in the romantic era. Romeo and Juliet was followed up by R. Murray Schafer concerto for Harp and Orchestra. Born in 1933, R. Murray Schafer is a Canadian composer, writer, music educator and environmentalist (Centre de Musique Canadienne). His concerto for Harp and Orchestra was composed in 1987, making it fall under contemporary western art music

  • Ears Have Walls by Steven Connor Essay

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    Intro: In Steven Connor’s ‘Ears Have Walls: On Hearing Art’ (2005) Connor presents us with the idea that sound art has either gone outside or has the capacity to bring the outside inside. Sound work makes us aware of the continuing emphasis upon division and partition that continues to exist even in the most radically revisable or polymorphous gallery space, because sound spreads and leaks, like odour. Unlike music, Sound Art usually does not require silence for its proper presentation. Containers

  • CMNS 304 Notes Essay

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    Lecture 1 Semiotics: Signifier (sign or symbol)/Signified (what it means) The logic of signs If sign A = sign B and sign B = sign C Then à A = C Lecture 3 Texts: Effects they have on us The Exorcist Small frame is put into a slot (wanted to scare people in the audience without having them know what scared them) Reveals techniques used on us that changes the way we feel Citizen Kane 1939 Dying words “rosebud” Journalists are searching for the reason why his dying words were rosebud Content ->

  • Capital Structure Decisions

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    Capital Structure Decisions: Which Factors are Reliably Important? Murray Z. Frank1 and Vidhan K. Goyal2 First draft: March 14, 2003. Current draft: December 20, 2003. ABSTRACT This paper examines the relative importance of 38 factors in the leverage decisions of publicly traded U.S. firms from 1950 to 2000. The most reliable factors are median industry leverage (+ effect on leverage), market-to-book ratio (-), collateral (+), bankruptcy risk as measured by Altman’s Z-Score (-), dividend-paying

  • Art as an Embodied Imagination

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    ied ImJournal of Consumer Research, Inc. Speaking of Art as Embodied Imagination: A Multisensory Approach to Understanding Aesthetic Experience Author(s): Annamma Joy and John F. Sherry, Jr. Reviewed work(s): Source: Journal of Consumer Research, Vol. 30, No. 2 (September 2003), pp. 259-282 Published by: The University of Chicago Press Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/376802 . Accessed: 22/10/2012 06:18 Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions

  • Art as an Embodied Imagination

    22095 Words  | 89 Pages

    ied ImJournal of Consumer Research, Inc. Speaking of Art as Embodied Imagination: A Multisensory Approach to Understanding Aesthetic Experience Author(s): Annamma Joy and John F. Sherry, Jr. Reviewed work(s): Source: Journal of Consumer Research, Vol. 30, No. 2 (September 2003), pp. 259-282 Published by: The University of Chicago Press Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/376802 . Accessed: 22/10/2012 06:18 Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions

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