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Germany in the loud twentieth century : an introduction

Author: Florence Feiereisen; Alexandra Merley Hill
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book introduces German Sound Studies using a transdisciplinary approach. It invites readers to auralize space by describing characteristically German soundscapes in the long twentieth century,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Florence Feiereisen; Alexandra Merley Hill
ISBN: 9780199759385 0199759383 9780199759392 0199759391
OCLC Number: 707842184
Description: xiii, 184 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Tuning in to the aural ether : Introduction to the study of German sounds / Florence Feiereisen and Alexandra Merley Hill --
section 1. New sounds in the twentieth century : sounds, noise, silence: --
Escaping the urban din : a comparative study of Theodor Lessing's Antilärmverein (1908) and Maximilian Negwer's Ohropax (1908) / John Goodyear --
When only the ears are awake : Günter Eich and the acoustical unconscious / Robert Ryder --
section 2. Defining space through sound : battlefields and concert halls: --
The sonic mindedness of the Great War : viewing history through auditory lenses / Yaron Jean --
From seat cushions to formulae : understanding spatial acoustics in physics and architecture / Sabine von Fischer --
section 3. East and West : sounds in the shadow of the wall: --
From the boiler room to the hotel room : sound and space in Wolfgang Hilbig's Das Provisorium (2000) / Curtis Swope --
Berlin sounds : audible cartography of a formerly divided city / Nicole Dietrich --
section 4. The politics of sound : walls with ears --
Sound and socialist identity : negotiating the musical soundscape in the Stalinist GDR / David Tompins --
Audibility is a trap : aural panopticon in The lives of others (2006) / Christiane Beuermann --
section 5. Soundscapers of the millennium : sound art and music sounds: --
Sound art- new only in name : a selected history of German sound works from the last century / Brett M. Van Hoesen and Jean-Paul Perrotte --
Ghettos, hoods, blocks : the sounds of German space in rap and hip-hop / Maria Stehle.
Responsibility: edited by Florence Feiereisen and Alexandra Merley Hill.
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"From drowning out the cacophony of modernity's urban noise to cranking up the volume in Rap and Hip Hop performances, Feiereisen and Hill, and the collection of critical essays, draw attention to Read more...

 
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