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The art of visualizing sound waves. Evan Grant and TEDTalks.
Outstanding Ben Underwood who is blind but learned to “see “with his hearing.
The acclaimed percussionist Evelyn Glennie is deaf, but knows how the sounds resonate in different parts of the body as she plays.
Alunda church choir plays the ground in northern Uppland with the new invention and instrument Terrafon. Instrument: Olle Cornéer and Martin Lübcke Conductor: Jan Hällgren. Read more.
A collaboration between Skådebanan, Västra Götaland and Göteborgs kulturkalas. Sound artist: Lars Carlsson. Paviour: Sture Johansson and Kjell-Åke Wensberg. Percussionist: Thommy Larsson and Per Ekblad.
Information & Disinformation – Collage of Public Speakers. Henrik Rylander: http://www.henrikrylander.com
In some places around the world there are highways that play tunes when you drive on them. The effect is a further development of the burgeoning safety lines that are often found along the roadside, also in Sweden. Listen to Scarborough fair in Japan.
The sound expert Julian Treasure invites architects to take into account all the senses – including sound – in the design. Read more: Arch Daily
What is the sound of a carrot?
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Axelsson. Ö. (ed.). 2010. Designing Soundscape for Sustainable urban development. Proceedings from the conference with the same name. Oktober 2010. Pdf
An introduction to soundscape design. By: Gunnar Cerwén
About Japanese sound culture. By: Imada Tadahiko. Pdf
Hosanna. (2013). Publication from the research project Hosanna, describing effects for different kinds of novel and green solutions for reduction of noise. Hosanna’s homepage | Pdf
Canadian composer Murray Schafer, founder of the World Soundscape project and author of The Soundscape – The tuning of The world writes about sound and listening throught the ages.
Ljudmiljöcentrums skriftserie. Rapport nr 6 – Sounds of History, from symposium 27 oktober 2007. Editor: Frans Mossberg. Pdf | Order
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Research project following The world soundscape project and comparing how the sound landscape changed in different places between 1975 and 2000.
Atlas Obscura “A Compendium of this ages wonders, curiosities and esoterica” – A collection of strange instruments, installations and other phenomena around the world.
Sound documents are presented geographically. Soundscapes.
Edison’s first recording from 1877, when reciting “Mary had a little lamb” was never saved, but on Wikipedia one can listen to how the finished device marketed itself “I am the Edison Phonograph” (1906)
Schafer, Robert Murray (1992), A Sound education – 100 exercises in listening and sound-making. Ontario: Arcana edition
Institute of making, UK. Materials library
Musical Interval Tutor. Listen to musical intervals online
Radio Aporee Sound Map all over the world where you can upload and listen to different sounds that are geographically placed on a map.
Sound sculptures, which are often based on a transfer of one place sound environment to another. Bill Fontana
Enormous Suikinkutsu in the middle of a British forest.
Ann Rosén and Sten-Olof Hellström investigate how people’s movement patterns are affected by sound installations. 2007
A Travel Guide to Sonic Wonders. Audio Tour. Platform to locate different audio events around the world.
Mind’n Ear. 1998. The sounds of Stockholm. The ambient sound recordings of Stockholm. CD: MNE001.
Hedfors. P. 2000. Ljudbilder från Uppsala: Soundscapes of Uppsala, Miljötorget CD. Order at email@example.com
Collection page for different sound walks you can do online.
Listen to the world’s first audio documentation. (Ny Teknik). American researchers have found a write-down of sound waves from 1860 – even earlier than Edison’s phonograph. With computer technology it has also been possible, for the first time, to play the unknown French singer who recites “Au Clair de la Lune”.
A list of Sweden’s sound guides.
Gathers news and knowledge from all over the world about sound and acoustics. Offer subscriptions on email and RSS.
Nordic education cooperation on sound art.
Center for research and a gathering for several aspects of sound and sound environment. Literature, publications, news and seminars, etc. Also offers newsletters about what’s happening in the world of sounds.
Soundscape for better health – information on mainly acoustics and presentation of research at Chalmers.
Meeting place for Sound design in Australia. Library with sound samples.
Portal for exchange and free download of audio recordings from all over the world.
A portal for audio arts.
Network for Soundscape research
Center for research on positive aspects of sound and urban planning. Grenoble, France.
A list of important websites, initiatives, projects, institutions, research groups and other links to Catalonia, Spain and the rest of the world.
Research Network in Denmark. Sound as art – Sound in history. Sound as culture – sound in theory.
Center for several aspects of sound environment and research.
About Schafer with various work on documentation and examination of the sound landscape. Simon Fraser University in Vancouver.
Worldwide research network for acoustic ecology. With links and magazine series online as pdf: Soundscape: The Journal of Acoustic Ecology .
Professor Björn Hellström. A lot of publications and other information online. Acoustic design
A collaboration between Lola Landskapsarkitektur and Staalplat Sound Systems in Germany. Addition of audio, focusing on local identity and the city as an instrument.
New music and media art
Sound and architecture in England. Has, among other things, created a Song Pole, through which you can listen to a bird’s nest.
Sound and architecture in the United States. Parabolic bench where you can whisper to the person who is opposed.
Sound art group and organizer of several installations at, among other things, Lydjudet in Malmö.
Platform for the meeting between sound and architecture