England, Phil

2002

Acoustic Ecology

The Wire. No. 226: London: The Wire Magazine: 40-47.

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Acoustic Ecology Soundscape Composition

Abstract:

In this article, the author offers an overview of acoustic ecology, including the pioneering work of R Murray Schafer, the World Soundscape Project, and the World Forum for Acoustic Ecology. He exemplifies the field through a discussion concerning the music and soundscapes of Hildegarde Westerkamp, Peter Cusack, Doug Quin, David Dunn, and the Earthear label.