Voorvelt, Martijn


The Environmental Element in Barry Truax's Composition

Journal of New Music Research Vol. 26, No. 1. Lisse: Swets and Zeitlinger: 48-69.

Language(s): English


Acoustic Communication Soundscape Composition Analysis Graphic Score


The author analyses three works by Barry Truax: Sonic Landscape No. 3 (1975-1977), Riverrun (1986) and Song of Songs (1992). His analysis attempts to establish links between Truax’s approach to the environmental characterisation of sounds and his musical compositions.

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Voorvelt, Martijn (1998). British Post-punk Experimental Music (1977-1983)
Voorvelt, Martijn (2000). New Sound, Old Technology