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Island Landscape : Following in Humboldt's Footsteps through the Acoustic Spaces of the Tropics

Island Landscape : Following in Humboldt's Footsteps through the Acoustic Spaces of the Tropics The author describes his sound-image installation Island Landscape and its inspirations: the flora and fauna of Cuba and the writings of Alexander von Humboldt. Humboldt was a forerunner of the acoustic ecology movement, which endeavors to preserve and record the natural sounds of environments. Through his vividly written descriptions of the sound landscapes of the New World, Humboldt created a lasting work that continues to inspire artists today. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Leonardo Music Journal MIT Press

Island Landscape : Following in Humboldt's Footsteps through the Acoustic Spaces of the Tropics

Leonardo Music Journal , Volume December 2000 (10) – Dec 1, 2000

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Publisher
MIT Press
Copyright
© 2000 ISAST
Subject
Interlude
ISSN
0961-1215
eISSN
1531-4812
DOI
10.1162/096112100570567
Publisher site
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Abstract

The author describes his sound-image installation Island Landscape and its inspirations: the flora and fauna of Cuba and the writings of Alexander von Humboldt. Humboldt was a forerunner of the acoustic ecology movement, which endeavors to preserve and record the natural sounds of environments. Through his vividly written descriptions of the sound landscapes of the New World, Humboldt created a lasting work that continues to inspire artists today.

Journal

Leonardo Music JournalMIT Press

Published: Dec 1, 2000

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