Krause, Bernard L.


The great animal orchestra : finding the origins of music in the world's wild places / Bernie Krause . - New York : Little, Brown, 2012 . - 278 s. : ill. ; 25 cm . - EMS : C1 C13.632

Includes bibliographical references and index

Musician and naturalist Bernie Krause is one of the world's leading experts in natural sound, and he's spent his life discovering and recording nature's rich chorus. Searching far beyond our modern world's honking horns and buzzing machinery, he has sought out the truly wild places that remain, where natural soundscapes exist virtually unchanged from when the earliest humans first inhabited the earth. Krause shares fascinating insight into how deeply animals rely on their aural habitat to survive and the damaging effects of extraneous noise on the delicate balance between predator and prey. But natural soundscapes aren't vital only to the animal kingdom; Krause explores how the myriad voices and rhythms of the natural world formed a basis from which our own musical expression emerged

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Krause, Bernard L.--Travel


Ljudmiljö
Ljud--psykologiska aspekter
Buller--psykologiska aspekter
Soundscapes (Music)
Nature sounds
Animal sounds
Music--Historiography
Sounds--Psychological aspects
Noise--Psychological aspects
Aural history
Field recordings
Musicians--United States

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