The Auditory Field: Political Acoustics – english translation


During the past months I translated three chapters from my book on noise to English. They form a part of the text that addresses the idea of an auditory field of the social that serves as a critical extension of the concept of the soundscape.

Transgressions: Noise and Violence

An introduction to the concept of auditory fields and the relations of noise, force and power in that field.

Ingressions: The Horror and Benefit of Silence

A critique of the discourse on silence that focuses on aggressive uses of quietness and the commodification of silence.

Delimitations: Music and Power

A historical sketch of the relations between power and music. Features Michel Foucault, Italian opera, castration and Muzak.

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