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sound·scape

 (sound′skāp′)
n.
An atmosphere or environment created by or with sound: the raucous soundscape of a city street; a play with a haunting soundscape.

soundscape

(ˈsaʊndˌskeɪp)
n
(Music, other) the overall effect of musical sounds
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The use of glass for windows, building materials, lighting, furniture and more in built spaces makes this soundscape concept possible.
Summary: Soundscape will feature the best of Pakistani music and musicians
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 11 September 2017: Tunisian singer Emel Mathlouthi is part of the lineup at the Basilica Soundscape music festival in Hudson, New York on Friday.
His thoughts about sounds, spaces, noise, and music, certainly have a tremendous amount of relevance in our current Soundscape.
Krause is a professional soundscape ecologist, and he reveals the wisdom and insider secrets gained from decades of recording audio in the wild.
The soundscape details science and engineering discoveries ranging from fire, paper manufacturing and the steam engine to cloning and mobile phones.
Based on a four-year European Union COST (Cooperation in Science and Technology) project on Action Soundscape of European Cities and Landscapes, the 10 chapters in this volume examine soundscape in the built environment in terms of human health, tools for implementing the soundscape approach, measurement techniques, mapping, soundscape practice, and examples.
The selection will offer soundscape experiences on various scales, from single spaces to streets to entire cities, according to a recent press release announcing the exhibition.
The set of sounds for a given environment can be considered as a soundscape and the use of such sounds for ecological studies can be termed acoustic ecology, an emerging field of ecological research (Pijanowski et al.
Krause wanted to understand the entire natural soundscape: All the different sounds coming from physical non-living sources (like streams flowing), the biological sounds from nonhuman organisms (birds, mammals), and the human noises that often intrude in natural soundscapes and can cause disruption and even ecological damage (cars, underwater sonar).
A packed programme of events will include music from Shrek the Musical, a new work from Theatre Space NE and the Sunderland Soundscape music festival - which will place Wearsiders centre stage to showcase local talent.
The special installation, from artist Bonny Cummins, includes new paintings, an evocative soundscape, and recreations of Cunard's distinctive red funnels topped by zoetropes with images and newly-commissioned music.