In general, the findings reported in this paper claim for further attention on the soundscape
of urban parks and relate to the broader issue of the need for quiet and pleasant areas in modern cities.
details science and engineering discoveries ranging from fire, paper manufacturing and the steam engine to cloning and mobile phones.
Together they created a unique geo locative urban soundscape
experience called Sound Imagining.
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., 2011a).
Two recent books by sonic scientists explain that the "soundscape
" is a crucial part of what makes an ecology tick.
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.
will have a wide variety of musical genres -- there really will be something for everyone, no matter what sort of music you enjoy."
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.
"The extra sound layer is blended with the normal output of the hearing aids; it simply becomes part of my soundscape
," said Jones in an article.
Released on Strangetown Records next month, the Cardiff-based imprint shared with fellow Furries, Cian Ciaran and Dafydd Ieuan, the digital-only release opens the door on a project that sets traditional song writing alongside soundscape