I will be elaborating an article on the physics of sounds and need an expert engineer in the area physics of sound to answer some questions.
1 - Introduction: sound characteristics
2 - The Sound Continuum
3 - The eavesdropping
4 - Theories of communication (sound)
5 - The Voice and Speech
6 - Music
7 - Soundscape
8 - Time and Rhythm
Basic characteristics of sound from the physical and psychoacoustic point of view, as well as in its possible representations. It seeks to affirm basic concepts.
Periodic and aperiodic sounds
Width and Height Envelope
AudacityURL - Sound editing and Visualization program.
Physical model of sound.
Dynamic envelope concept.
Psychoacoustics - Miyara
psychoaustic characteristics of sound
concept of "continuity" between sound communication systems.
B. Truax (acoustic communication chap. 4) -
The Continuum (required reading)Archive
3- THE LISTENING
The various acoustic communication systems, the listener and possible listening attitudes.
Truax - Background listening. Listen as a consumer. Extension and simplification
Truax - Acoustic Communication
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Michel Chion - The Audiovision - Cap. 2
Angel Rodríguez - The sound dimension of audiovisual language
Typologies of Listening
Examples of listening typologies
4 - Elements of communication theory applied to sound
Elements and functions of communication
Communicative factors, elements and functions
5 - VOICE AND SPEECH
The voice, from the phonetic point of view and in speech as a communication system.
Truax - Voice and sound-making
Miyara - The human voice
Miyara - Formants
voice and paralanguage
6 - THE MUSIC
Tagg - musical meanings (required)
8 - TIME AND RHYTHM
This focuses on the concepts of Time and Rhythm, with particular emphasis on musical rhythm and poetry.
Texts by Carmelo Saitta
Class Slide - 4 - Time and Rhythm
"The Man in the Street" (Roos, 1991)
Analysis of "The man in the street" review - Time and Rhythm (Saitta)
Sound examples - Rhythmic Fields