Ways of Listening, Figures of Thought: A Festschrift for R. Murray Schafer on the Occasion of His 80th Birthday

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While living in Amherst, MA and traveling in Europe this spring, I co-edited a 72-page book with Sabine Breitsameter, entitled Ways of Listening, Figures of Thought: A Festschrift for R. Murray Schafer On the Occasion of His 80th Birthday. Published in July by Hochschule Darmstadt, the Festschrift collects statements from 25 internationally esteemed authors, composers, and researchers as a tribute to Schafer, the renowned Canadian composer, founder of the World Soundscape Project and the interdisciplinary field of Acoustic Ecology.

At Murray Schafer’s tribute concert and dinner on July 18, Sabine and I presented him with the Festschrift, along with the latest issue of the annual Soundscape: The Journal for Acoustic Ecology, at the 2013 Stratford Summer Music Festival. July 18th is significant as it is both Murray Schafer’s 80th birthday and World Listening Day.

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April 28, New England Forum for Acoustic Ecology at Studio Soto

5pm Sunday, April 28, 2013

I will be the special guest of the New England Forum for Acoustic Ecology (NEFAE) for a public talk, followed by a reception and concert with NEFAE members.

Studio Soto

10 Channel Center Street
Boston, MA

www.studiosoto.org
suggested donation $10
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The Sounds Of Winter

Chris DeLaurenti and the Seattle Phonographers Union played one of my field recordings on the “Weekday” show today, Monday, December 20, on KUOW 94.9 Puget Sound Public Radio. The show is archived for your listening pleasure at: www.kuow.org/program.php?id=22147

gas furnace cooling Audioboo

My audio submission (the metallic contraction sounds of a gas furnace as it cools) and other collected sounds can be hear here on my Audioboo profile: audioboo.fm/boos/240858-cooling-furnace

In addition to being a co-founder of the Seattle Phonographers’ Union with Steve Barsotti, Chris DeLaurenti is a writer, composer and teacher. He recently founded the Pacific Northwest chapter of the American Society for Acoustic Ecology, and on the show Chris mentioned that he is now writing a book on field recording and phonography.

Report on 2010 ASAE Symposium and Retreat, AE News

My report about Listening for the Future, the first American Society for Acoustic Ecology (ASAE) symposium and retreat, has been published on the September/October World Forum for Acoustic Ecology (WFAE) Online Newsletter.

In related news, within the next month I plan to have the proceedings (images, texts, and audio) from Listening for the Future published on the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology website. Continue reading

Listening for the Future: American Society for Acoustic Ecology meeting in Chicago

Indiana Dunes National LakeshoreI’m happy to announce that the American Society for Acoustic Ecology‘s Listening for the Future symposium will take place from Friday, July 9 through Sunday, July 11 in Chicago. Hosted by the ASAE’s Midwest chapter and the World Listening Project this conference is the first of its kind in the United States. Please visit the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology website for details on how to participate.

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Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology : American Society for Acoustic Ecology Symposium and Retreat, July 9—11, 2010

The American Society for Acoustic Ecology Symposium and Retreat, happens July 9—11, 2010. It’s the first acoustic ecology conference to be held in Chicago. I’m one of the organizers as well as the founder and director of the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology. Feel free to contact me with questions and/or ideas. Contact andrea@andreapolli.com or info@mwsae.org for more information.

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