MacCormac, Sylvi

1999

Reflections on Hildegard Westerkamp's Talking Rain

Musicworks, No 74. Toronto: Music Gallery: 9-13.

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Acoustic Ecology Soundwalk Soundscape Composition Acoustics

Abstract:

The author describes the work Talking Rain by Hildegard Westerkamp as a music as an intersection between sound and being, acoustics and ecology. This work mixed urban sounds and the sound of rain to demonstrate the possibility of living in ecological harmony.