Zapf, Donna


Inside the Soundscape: The Compositions of Hildegard Westerkamp

Musicworks : No. 15. Toronto : Musicworks Society of Ontario : 5-8.


Acoustic Ecology Soundscape Composition Aural Analysis Discourse within Electroacoustic Music


In this article, the author offers a brief introduction to environmental composition. She then offers a commentary on the soundscape compositions, working practices, and underlying philosophy of Canadian composer Hildegard Westerkamp. This commentary is supported by extracts of a conversation between Westerkamp and author of the article.

All references of the same author:


Zapf, Donna (1981a). The World Soundscape Project Revisited