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Power Struggles: The Politics of Composing with Sounds of Protest

Power Struggles: The Politics of Composing with Sounds of Protest The author challenges perceptions of authorship within the practice of field recording, discussing sonic arts responses to political subject matter and examining the power dynamic among recordist/composer, subject and listener. He considers compositions drawing on recordings of protests as a medium to represent political content without recourse to language. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Leonardo Music Journal MIT Press

Power Struggles: The Politics of Composing with Sounds of Protest

Leonardo Music Journal , Volume December 2015 – Dec 1, 2015

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Publisher
MIT Press
Copyright
©2015 ISAST
Subject
Articles and Notes
ISSN
0961-1215
eISSN
1531-4812
DOI
10.1162/LMJ_a_00927
Publisher site
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Abstract

The author challenges perceptions of authorship within the practice of field recording, discussing sonic arts responses to political subject matter and examining the power dynamic among recordist/composer, subject and listener. He considers compositions drawing on recordings of protests as a medium to represent political content without recourse to language.

Journal

Leonardo Music JournalMIT Press

Published: Dec 1, 2015

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