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The Sounds of Stonehenge : Bar - Stephen Banfield

The Sounds of Stonehenge


By: Stephen Banfield (Editor)

Paperback Published: 15th March 2010
ISBN: 9781407306308
Number Of Pages: 80

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The Sounds of Stonehenge originated as a workshop of the Centre for the History of Music in Britain, the Empire and the Commonwealth (CHOMBEC), held at the Victoria Rooms, University of Bristol, UK in November 2008. The 8 papers contain material pertaining to acoustic physics, anthropology, archaeology, architecture, cognitive psychology, English literature, film studies, history, history of art, media and popular studies, musicology, sociology, and creative composition. Contents: 1) The sounds of Stonehenge: some notes on an acoustic archaeology (Joshua Pollard ); 2) New art - ancient craft: making music for the monuments (John Crewdson and Aaron Watson); 3) Soul music: instruments in an animistic age (Simon Wyatt); 4) Songs of the stones: the acoustics of Stonehenge (Rupert Till); 5) The cultural history of Stonehenge (Ronald Hutton); 6) Megaliths in English art music (Stephen Banfield); 7) Stonehenge and its film music (Guido Heldt); 8) Stonehenge in rock (Timothy Darvill).

ISBN: 9781407306308
ISBN-10: 1407306308
Series: Bar
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 80
Published: 15th March 2010
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.46 x 20.83  x 1.02
Weight (kg): 0.34

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