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The sound book: the science of the sonic wonders of the world

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2014.
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Trevor Cox is on a hunt for the sonic wonders of the world. A renowned expert who engineers classrooms and concert halls, Cox has made a career of eradicating bizarre and unwanted sounds. But after an epiphany in the London sewers, Cox now revels in exotic noises-creaking glaciers, whispering galleries, stalactite organs, musical roads, humming dunes, seals that sound like alien angels, and a Mayan pyramid that chirps like a bird. With forays into archaeology, neuroscience, biology, and design, Cox explains how sound is made and altered by the environment, how our body reacts to peculiar noises, and how these mysterious wonders illuminate sound's surprising dynamics in everyday settings-from your bedroom to the opera house. The Sound Book encourages us to become better listeners in a world dominated by the visual and to open our ears to the glorious cacophony all around us.
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9780393239799
9781494501457
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Full title sound book the science of the sonic wonders of the world
Author cox trevor j
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Last Update 2018-03-19 23:07:55PM
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Noise -- Popular works, Sounds -- Popular works
title_display The sound book : the science of the sonic wonders of the world
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