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Sonic Flux Sound, Art, and Metaphysics

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ISBN-10: 022654317X

ISBN-13: 9780226543178

Edition: 2018

Authors: Christoph Cox

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From Edison's invention of the phonograph through contemporary field recording and sound installation, artists have become attracted to those domains against which music has always defined itself: noise, silence, and environmental sound. Christoph Cox argues that these developments in the sonic arts are not only aesthetically but also philosophically significant, revealing sound to be a continuous material flow to which human expressions contribute but which precede and exceed those expressions. Cox shows how, over the course of the twentieth- and twenty-first centuries, philosophers and sonic artists have explored this "sonic flux." Through the philosophical analysis of works by John…    
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/2/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 0.61" wide x 0.89" long x 0.07" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English