Recommended Reading

Institute of Musicology Library

  • Acoustic Ecology Research Group website: http://webapps1.ucalgary.ca/~acoustic/
  • Ahmed, Sara (2004): “Affective Economies”. Social Text 22: 117–139.
  • Anderson, Ben (2014): Encountering Affect. Capacities, Apparatuses, Conditions. Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate.
  • Bijsterveld, Karin, and José van Dijck, eds. (2009): Sound Souvenirs: Audio Technologies, Memory and Cultural Practices. Amsterdam University Press.
  • Böhme, Gernot (2000): “Acoustic Atmospheres: A Contribution to the Study of Ecological Aesthetics”. Soundscape, The Journal of Acoustic Ecology 1: 14–18.
  • Born, Georgina ed. (2015): Music, Sound and Space. Transformations of Public and Private Experience. Cambridge University Press.
  • Bosshard, Andres (1993): “Discovering and Exploring the Terrestrial Soundscape”. In Proceedings of the First International Conference for Sound Ecology, “The Tuning of the World”. Vol. II, no publisher, no pagination.
  • Charmaz, Kathy (2001): “Grounded Theory”. In Contemporary Field Research: Perspectives and Formulations, edited by Robert M. Emerson. Long Grove: Waveland Press, 335–352.
  • Corringham, Viv (2006): “Urban Song Paths: Place Resounding”. Organised Sound 11: 27-35.
  • Crary, Jonathan (2014): 24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep. London and New York: Verso Books.
  • Dandrel, Louis (1993): “Sound Town Planning”. In Proceedings of the First International Conference for Sound Ecology, “The Tuning of the World”. Vol. I, no publisher, no pagination.
  • Demers, Joanna (2010): Listening through the Noise. Oxford University Press.
  • Dyrssen, Catharina (1998) “Eyes Letting Go”. Yearbook of Soundscape Studies 1: 7–24.
  • Feld, Steven (1982): Sounds and Sentiment. Birds, Weeping, Poetics and Song in Kaluli Expression. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
  • Feld, Steven (1993): “From Ethnomusicology to Echo-muse-ecology. Reading R. Murray Schafer in the Papua New Guinea Rainforest”. In Proceedings of the First International Conference for Sound Ecology, “The Tuning of the World”. Vol. II, no publisher, no pagination.
  • Fraser, Benjamin (2011): “Re-scaling emotional approaches to music: Basque band Lisabö and the soundscapes of urban alienation”. Emotion, Space and Society 4: 8–16.
  • Garrett, Bradley L. (2013): Explore Everything. Place Hacking the City. London and New York: Verso Books.
  • Glaser, Barney G., and Anselm L. Strauss (1965): Awareness of Dying. Chicago: Aldine.
  • Glaser, Barney G., and Anselm L. Strauss (1967): The Discovery of Grounded Theory. Strategies for Qualitative Research. Chicago: Aldine.
  • Glaser, Barney G., and Anselm L. Strauss (1968): Time for Dying. Chicago: Aldine.
  • Goodman, Steve (2010): Sonic Warfare. Sound, Affect, and the Ecology of Fear. MIT Press.
  • Gros, Frédéric (2014): A Philosophy of Walking. Translated by John Howe. London and New York: Verso Books.
  • Guattari, Felix (1995): Chaosmosis. Translated by Paul Bains and Julian Pefanis. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press.
  • Guattari, Felix (2012): Schizoanalytic Cartographies. Translated by Andrew Goffey. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic.
  • Hayden, Robert M., and Timothy D. Walker (2013). “Intersecting Religioscapes: A Comparative Approach to Trajectories of Change, Scale, and Competitive Sharing of Religious Spaces”. Journal of the American Academy of Religion 81: 399–426.
  • Hedfors, Per, and Patrik Grahn (1998): “Soundscapes in Urban and Rural Planning and Design”. Yearbook of Soundscape Studies 1: 67–82.
  • Hegarty, Paul (2010): Noise/Music. A History. New York: Continuum.
  • Hellstrom, Bjorn (1998): “The Voice of Place. A Case Study of the Soundscape of the City Quarter of Klara, Stockholm”. Yearbook of Soundscape Studies 1: 25–42.
  • Hofman, Ana (2009): “Sounding transition: musical practices as everyday experience in post-socialist Serbia.” In: First symposium of ICTM Study group for music and dance in Southeastern Europe. Velika Stojkova Serafimovska (ed.), Skopje: Macedonian Composers’s Association – SOKOM, 9-19.
  • Hofman, Ana (2010): “Socialist stage: politics of place in musical performance.” New sound 36 (2): 120-134.

  • Hofman, Ana (2010): “Mettre en scène la modernisation la politique culturelle socialiste et les manifestations folkloriques en Serbie.” Études balkaniques, 17: 189-208.
  • Hofman, Ana (2012) “Musical borderlands between national and transnational musical spaces.” In: Richter, Pál (ed.). Musical traditions: discovery, inquiry, interpretation and application. Budapest: HAS, Research Centre for the Humanities, 404-421.
  • Järviluoma, Helmi, and Gregg Wagstaff, eds. (2002): Soundscape Studies and Methods. Helsinki: Finnish Society for Ethnomusicology Publ. 9 University of Turku Department of Art, Literature and Music, Series A 51.
  • Kanngieser, Anja (2012): “A sonic geography of voice: Towards an affective politics“. Progress in Human Geography 36: 336–353.
  • Karlsson, Henrik. (2000) “The Acoustic Environment as Public Domain”. Soundscape, The Journal of Acoustic Ecology 1/2: 10–13.
  • Kim-Cohen, Seth (2009): In the Blink of an Ear: Toward a Non-Cochlear Sonic Art. New York: Continuum.
  • Kruth, Patricia, and Henry Stobart, eds. (2000): Sound. Cambridge University Press.
  • LaBelle, Brandon (2006): Background Noise. Perspectives on Sound Art. New York: Continuum.
  • LaBelle, Brandon (2010): Acoustic Territories. Sound Culture and Everyday Life. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic.
  • LaBelle, Brandon and Claudia Martinho (2011): Site of Sound #2: Of Architecture and the Ear. Berlin: Errant Bodies Press.
  • Latour, Bruno (2005): Reassembling the Social. An Introduction to Actor-Network-Theory. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Lefebvre, Henri (2004): Rhythmanalysis: Space, Time and Everyday Life. Trans. by Stuart Elden and Gerald Moore. New York: Continuum.
  • Lefebvre, Henri (1991): The Production of Space. Hoboken NY: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Licht, Alan (2007): Sound Art, Beyond Music, Between Categories. New York: Rizzoli International Publications.
  • Lordon, Frédéric (2014): Willing Slaves of Capital: Spinoza and Marx on Desire. London and New York: Verso Books.
  • Marry, Solène (2011): “Assessment of Urban Soundscapes“. Organised Sound 16: 245–255.
  • McCartney, Andra (2000): “Soundwalking Blue Montreal”. Soundscape, The Journal of Acoustic Ecology 1/2: 28–29.
  • McCartney, Andra (2014) “Soundwalking: creating moving environmental sound narratives”. The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, Volume 2. Edited by Sumanth Gopinath and Jason Stanyek, 212-237. Draft available here.
  • McGuirk, Justin (2014): Radical Cities: Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture. London and New York: Verso Books.
  • Oddie, Richard (2011): “Other Voices: Acoustic Ecology and Urban Soundscapes”. In The Natural City: Re-envisioning the Built Environment, edited by Ingrid Leman-Stefanovic and Stephen B. Scharper, University of Toronto Press, 161–173.
  • Panagia, Davide (2009): The Political Life of Sensation. Durham NC: Duke University Press.
  • Quiñones, Marta García, Anahid Kassabian and Elena Boschi eds. (2013): Ubiquitous Musics. The Everyday Sounds That We Don’t Always Notice. Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate.
  • Rancière, Jacques (2014): Moments Politiques. Translated by Mary Foster. New York: Seven Stories Press.
  • Schafer, R. Murray (1968): The New Soundscape. Toronto: Berandol; 1969 as The New Soundscape: A Handbook for the Modern Music Teacher, Toronto: Berandol (Soundscape Document No. 3); 1969 Vienna: Universal Edition; 1971a London and Vienna: Universal Edition (No. 26905); translated into German 1971 Der Schallwelt in der Wie Leben, publisher unknown; 1976 in: Creative Music Education: A Handbook for the Modern Music Teacher, New York: Macmillan (Shirmer Books); translated into Spanish 1985 El nuevo paisaje sonoro, Ricordi Americana BA 13315; 1986 in The Thinking Ear, Toronto: Arcana Editions, 93-169.
  • Schafer, R. Murray (1969a): “The City as a Sonic Sewer”. Vancouver Sun, March 11, p. 61.
  • Schafer, R. Murray (1969b): A Social Survey on Noise. Communications Centre: Simon Fraser University.
  • Schafer, R. Murray (1974): “Listening”. Sound Heritage 3/4: 10–17. 1977 text revised and included in Schafer 1977, 205–213.
  • Schafer, R. Murray (1976): “Exploring the New Soundscape”. Unesco Courier 29: 4–8.
  • Schafer, R. Murray (1977): The Tuning of the World. New York: Knopf, Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Ltd.; translated into German 1988 Klang und Krach. Eine Kulturgeschichte des Hörens. Frankfurt am Main: Athenäum. Reprinted 1994 as Our Sonic Environment and the Soundscape: The Tuning of the World. Rochester VT: Destiny Books.
  • Schafer, R. Murray (1992): “Music, Non-Music and the Soundscape”. In Companion to Contemporary Musical Thought, edited by J. Paynter, T. Howell, R. Orton and P. Seymour. London: Routledge, 34–45; 1993 as “Music and the Soundscape” in Schafer 1993, 115–130.
  • Schafer, R. Murray (1993): Voices of Tyranny, Temples of Silence. Indian River, Ontario: Arcana Editions.
  • Schafer, R. Murray (1996): “Soundscape und akustische Ökologie”. In: Klangkunst: Tönende Objekte und klingende Räume. Edited by Helga de la Motte-Haber. Laaber: Laaber-Verlag.
  • Schafer, R. Murray (1998): Preface for Yearbook of Soundscape Studies (“Northern Soundscapes”) 1, edited by R. Murray Schafer and Helmi Järviluoma. University of Tampere, Department of Folk Tradition, 5.
  • Simpson, Paul (2008): “Chronic Everyday Life: Rhythmanalysing Street Perfromance”. Social & Cultural Geography 9: 807–829.
  • Smith, Christopher (1993): “The Acoustic Experience of Place”. In Proceedings of the First International Conference for Sound Ecology “The Tuning of the World”. Vol.II, no publisher, no pagination.
  • Soundscape: The Journal of Acoustic Ecology (2000–2001) Vols. I-II.
  • Sweers, Britta (2015, forthcoming): “Environmental Perception and Activism through Performance: Alpine Songs and Sound Impressions.” In: Kreutziger-Herr, Annette and Britta Sweers (eds.) Climate Change, Music and the North. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press.
  • Sweers, Britta (2011): “Wie ein mehrdimensionales, lebendiges Bild…: Beispiele musikalischer Raum- und Zeitwahrnehmung aus ethnomusikologischer Perspektive”. In: Möller, Hartmut and Martin Schröder (eds.) Musik – Kultur – Wissenschaft (Rostocker Studien zur Musikwissenschaft und Musikpädagogik) Vol. 1. Essen: Die Blaue Eule. 107-132.
  • Sweers, Britta (with Sarah Ross) (2012) “A Blank Field of Musical Traditions? (Re-)Constructing Ethnomusicology in Contemporary Switzerland”. In: Richter, Pál: Musical Traditions: Discovery, Inquiry, Interpretation, and Application. Budapest: HAS Research Centre for the Humanities, 116-134.
  • Sweers, Britta (with Theresa Beyer): „Soundscapes in der Schweiz.“ Programmheft Festival Alpentöne 2013.
  • Thompson, Emily (2002): The Soundscape of Modernity. Cambridge MA: MIT Press.
  • Tremblay, Jean-Thomas (2012): “On Feeling Political: Negotiating (within) Affective Landscapes and Soundscapes”. PhaenEx 7: 96-123.
  • Truax, Barry (1974): “Soundscape Studies: An Introduction to the World Soundscape Project”. Numus-West 5: 36–39.
  • Truax, Barry (1977): “The Soundscape and Technology”. Interface 6: 1–8.
  • Truax, Barry (1984): Acoustic Communication. Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing Corporation. 2001: 2nd edition.
  • Truax, Barry (1996): “Soundscape, Acoustic Communication and Environmental Sound Composition”. Contemporary Music Review 15: 44–65.
  • Truax, Barry (1998): “Models and Strategies for Acoustic Design” [Talk given at Acoustic Ecology Conference, Stockholm, June 1998].
  • Truax, Barry (2001): Handbook for Acoustic Ecology [CD-ROM]. Vancouver: Cambridge Street Publishing.
  • Truax, Barry and Hildegard Westerkamp (1993): “The World Soundscape Project: 25 Years in Vancouver”. In Proceedings of the First International Conference for Sound Ecology “The Tuning of the World”. Vol.I, no publisher, no pagination.
  • Voegelin, Salomé (2006): “Sonic memory material as ‘pathetic trigger’”. Organised Sound 11: 13–18.
  • Voegelin, Salomé (2010): Listening to Noise and Silence. New York: Continuum.
  • Voegelin, Salomé (2014): Sonic Possible Worlds. Hearing the Continuum of Sound. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic.
  • Waitt, Gordon, Ella Ryan and Carol Farbotko (2013): “A Visceral Politics of Sound“. Antipode Early View, Article first published online: 8 Jul 2013.
  • Werner, Hans Ulrich, Insertionisten (1997): Soundscape Design. Klangwelten Horzeichen. Basel: Akroama.
  • Westerkamp, Hildegard (1974): “Soundwalking”. Sound Heritage 3: 8–27.
  • Westerkamp, Hildegard (1990): “Listening and Soundmaking: A Study of Music-as-Environment”. In Sound by Artists, edited by D. Lander and M. Lexier. Banff, Alberta: Art Metropole & Walter Phillips Gallery, 227–234.
  • World Soundscape Project (1978): Handbook for Acoustic Ecology, edited by Barry Truax (No. 5 in “The Music of the Environment Series”. Editor of series: R. Murray Schafer). Vancouver: ARC Publications.
  • Wreford, Miller (1993): “Ecology and the Ideology of Sound”. In Proceedings of the First International Conference for Sound Ecology “The Tuning of the World”. Vol.II, no publisher, no pagination.
  • Wrightson, Kendall (2000): “An Introduction to Acoustic Ecology”. Soundscape, The Journal of Acoustic Ecology, 1/1: 10–13.
  • Zittoun, Tania (2012): “The art of noise: Comment on The sound of silence”. Culture & Psychology 18: 472–483.