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Earth Sound Earth Signal - a book by Kahn, Douglas

Earth Sound Earth Signal

Energies and Earth Magnitude in the Arts

Earth Sound Earth Signal( )
Author: Kahn, Douglas
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $34.95
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Earth Sound Earth Signal is a study of energies in aesthetics and the arts, from the birth of modern communications in the nineteenth century to the global transmissions of the present day. Douglas Kahn begins by evoking the Aeolian sphere music that Henry David Thoreau heard blowing along telegraph lines and the Aelectrosonic sounds of natural radio that Thomas Watson heard through the first telephone; he then traces the histories of science, media, music, and the arts to the...
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