Slawson, Wayne A.

1975

Sound, Electronics, and Hearing

In Appleton, Jon H., Perera, Ronald C. (eds.) The Development and Practice of Electronic Music: New Jersey: Prentice-Hall: 22-67.

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Acoustics FFT Intention and Reception Psychoacoustics

Abstract:

In this essay, the author investigates electronic music as a communication system linking a composer’s musical intention with the listener’s ear. He isolates and discusses several links in the communicative chain - the individual components that combine to form the system - with a particular focus on acoustics.