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Author Ceraso, Steph.

Title Sounding composition [electronic resource] : multimodal pedagogies for embodied listening / Steph Ceraso
Published [Place of publication not identified] : UNIV OF PITTSBURGH PRESS, 2018
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Contents Introduction : toward expansive listening and sonic composing practices -- Sounding out rhetoric and composition and sound studies : resonances, perturbations, provocations -- Sounding bodies, composing experience : (re)educating the senses -- Reverberation : my listening body -- Sounding space, designing experience : the ecological practice of sonic composition -- Reverberation : mapping sound -- Sounding cars, selling experience : sound design in consumer products -- Reverberation : sonic objects -- Conclusion : multimodal listening pedagogy and the future of sonic education
Summary In Sounding Composition Steph Ceraso reimagines listening education to account for twenty-first-century sonic practices and experiences. Sonic technologies such as audio editing platforms and music software allow students to control sound in ways that were not always possible for the average listener. While digital technologies have presented new opportunities for teaching listening in relation to composing, they also have resulted in a limited understanding of how sound works in the world at large. Ceraso offers an expansive approach to sonic pedagogy through the concept of multimodal listening--a practice that involves developing an awareness of how sound shapes and is shaped by different contexts, material objects, and bodily, multisensory experiences. Through a mix of case studies and pedagogical materials, she demonstrates how multimodal listening enables students to become more savvy consumers and producers of sound in relation to composing digital media, and in their everyday lives
Subject Auditory perception -- Study and teaching.
Hearing -- Study and teaching.
Sound -- Study and teaching.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822983443 (electronic bk.)
9780822983446 (electronic bk.)