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Listening to Noise and Silence engages with the rising perform of sound artwork and the concurrent improvement of a discourse and idea of sound. during this unique and not easy paintings, Salomé Voegelin immerses the reader in techniques of hearing sound art and the typical acoustic surroundings, constructing an aesthetics and philosophy of sound and selling the thought of a sonic sensibility.

A multitude of sound works are mentioned, via lesser recognized modern artists and composers (for instance Curgenven, Gasson and Federer), ancient figures within the box (Artaud, Feldman and Cage), and that of latest canonic artists equivalent to Janet Cardiff, invoice Fontana, Bernard Parmegiani, and Merzbow.

Informed via the information of Adorno, Merleau-Ponty and others, the publication goals to come back to a critique of sound artwork from its soundings instead of in terms of abstracted topics and pre-existing different types. Listening to Noise and Silence broadens the dialogue surrounding sound paintings and opens up the sphere for others to follow.

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