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    ‘The 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

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    Building construction in the Lower Mainland is at an all-time high. More than 37,000 units are now being built to meet the demand of a rapidly growing population, most in high-rise towers that will increase population density throughout the region. That construction brings noise, but those disturbances are temporary. As people, and their cars, move into the new condos and townhomes, the city will likely face an increase in ambient noise levels, which can disturb sleep, increase stress response

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    Jungsoo Kang LIFE103-L16 The Effect of Rainforest Soundscapes on the Human Cardiopulmonary System Introduction Depending on the environmental stresses placed on a human being, the heart rate and blood pressure can increase or decrease as a response to the stress. After the stressor is removed, the human body naturally returns a normal or resting state. The average blood pressure tends to be 120mmHg/80mmHg (Weedman 2016). Blood pressure is expressed by the systolic pressure (120mmHg), which

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    The incorporation of new musical styles had great impact on the Delphic soundscape: Sakadas won through the performance of the Pythikos nomos, an auletic composition that depicted Apollo`s victory over the Python, and that agonal piece eventually became a standard fare in Pythian competitions. The prestige of the winning musicians served in negotiating and formalizing human hierarchies – hierarchies of winning musicians - but also in constituting a new performative hierarchy – a hierarchy based

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    In the book Soundscapes by Shelemay, it talks about the different ways in which people use the music to mark segments of the life cycle. It says that different types of music can be used to represent different segments of the life of a person. For example, it says that “music can be associated with a coming–of–age ceremony” or other things like funerals or weddings. A life cycle event that I am familiar with is the quinceañera. This type of event marks the point in which a Latina girl becomes a women

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    For the soundscape of Proof by David Auburn having two different city soundscapes for past interactions with her father and the present would help clarify each time from one another. For Catherine’s present having the city sound lose luster and become worn with time would help convey her emotion of being tired and give the sister, Clair a better argument. Her interactions with her father would be more vibrant and full of life. To achieve the slight differences in the present soundscape, less cars

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    Field Recording History

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    otherwise. The degree to which these recordings are altered varies among artists, with those that fully delve in phonography exhibiting little tangible transformation of the acquired material. Some example of this will be illustrated later in discussing soundscape

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    Nadia Agniaty Associate Professor Jane Stadler MSTU 1001 30 August 2015 Soundscape: Reading Summary • The use of sound in the film and television industry has been regarded as influential on manipulating audiences’ emotion (Stadler & McWilliam 65). • There are two types of sound, such as: ➢ Diegetic sound: sounds whose originated inside the story world that is noticeable to characters, such as wind, footsteps, and rain sound (Stadler and McWilliam 70). For example, it was obvious that Selina Kyle’s

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    discussed, however, is the affect of our world's soundscape on the development of music. Soundscapes (a concept developed by R. Murray Schafer) are inclusive of the noises in our environment that we have so internalized as normal that we forget to listen for them. However, the basic distinction between music and noise is, for the sake of this paper, rhythm and pitch. It is these two components that can be traced back to the geographical soundscapes of various locations. The very basic things that

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    intellectual and social presence, the new students affected the streets, the classrooms, and the social scenes. This social revision and political revolution changed the university, but how did it change its soundscape? Arriving on campus, the voice and sound of the new female students enriched the soundscape of the campus that had been shaped mostly by men in the past through their

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