Earth Sound Earth Signal: Energies and Earth Magnitude in the Arts

Earth Sound Earth Signal: Energies and Earth Magnitude in the Arts

Douglas Kahn


Earth Sound Earth sign is a learn of energies in aesthetics and the humanities, from the beginning of contemporary communications within the 19th century to the worldwide transmissions of the current day. Douglas Kahn starts off by means of evoking the Aeolian sphere song that Henry David Thoreau heard blowing alongside telegraph strains and the Aelectrosonic sounds of common radio that Thomas Watson heard in the course of the first cellphone; he then lines the histories of technology, media, tune, and the humanities to the Nineteen Sixties and past. Earth Sound Earth sign rethinks strength at a world scale, from brainwaves to outer area, via distinct discussions of musicians, artists and scientists similar to Alvin Lucier, Edmond Dewan, Pauline Oliveros, John Cage, James Turrell, Robert Barry, Joyce Hinterding, and lots of others.

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