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To a sound artist, the gallery in which her work is shown is part of her subject; the instrument used to create the sounds heard in a concert hall is her subject-including its sound, including its appearance, and including the actions required to make the instrument sound.
Sound artists tend to be poorly represented by the modes of discourse that seem satisfactory for "pure" musical or visual art; they are poorly represented by the forms of presentation available (i.e.
Sound artists attempt to create environments as a sculptor might, but which are animated with sound.
eamusic.dartmouth.edu /~kov/soundArt/PaperIntro.html   (1250 words)

 Sound sculpture -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Sound sculpture is one term for the (Transmission that combine media of communication (text and graphics and sound etc.)) multimedia artform where, as the name suggests, (A three-dimensional work of plastic art) sculpture produces (The sudden occurrence of an audible event) sound or, less often, the reverse.
Sound sculpture is often (additional info and facts about site-specific) site-specific.
Sound sculpture : a collection of essays by artists surveying the techniques, applications, and future directions of sound sculpture.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/so/sound_sculpture.htm   (236 words)

 Encyclopedia: Sound sculpture
Sculpture is a three-dimensional form created as an artistic expression.
The sound sculptor Bernard Baschet (of the Baschet Brothers was born in Paris in 1917.
The sound sculptor François Baschet, of the Baschet Brothers, was born in Paris in 1920.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Sound-sculpture   (478 words)

 Ros Bandt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Consider the opening sentence: “Sound sculpture has been as ubiquitous as it is varied and ephemeral.” This confusing effort is a bad sentence anywhere, but as the opening of the book it doesn’t augur well.
It relates to the slight theoretical approach she takes to sound sculpture, which is nowhere adequately conceptualised as a form with its own specific attributes, criteria and history.
Any appreciation of sound sculpture as a specific art form is achieved only incidentally, with no developed idea of problems specific to the form, how artists engage with materials and technology—and no sense of the criteria by which works might be judged.
www.realtimearts.net /rt49/potts.html   (823 words)

Sound, as with music, is an abstract transient artform, painted in the moment using these same characteristics of form, texture and dynamic.
Sound Sculpture to me is where the aesthetics of visual art and music meet in that instant to create and then it is gone.
Sculptures can be indoors or outdoors, for public or corporate spaces, for public buildings and parks or in your own garden, a piece can be visible or merely audible.
www.powerhaus.net /soundsculpture.htm   (748 words)

 SwitchBlade signal-route switcher
However, the interaction of 2 or more preamps can cause the sound to become trashed very quickly if not kept in check by careful attention to levels of signal between preamps and the amount of distortion that each preamp is contributing.
In a (non) ideal situation, the sound coming from one speaker cabinet would be identical to the sound coming from all the others.
The result would be a strong sound directly in front of the cabinets and a weaker sound as one moves off center due to the interference of out of phase wavefronts.
www.amptone.com /soundsculptureswitchblade.htm   (3694 words)

Gazzard came to sculpture from ceramics, and she retains a very emotional relationship to the earth and to the clay that she typically uses.
For her, installations provide a kind of complete viewing experience that static sculpture does not—she wants someone to enter a space and become part of the work, along with the objects, the space, and the narrative.
Here she uses sound sculpture as a means to see and consider the landscape.
www.sculpture.org /documents/scmag99/sept99/austral/austral.shtml   (2332 words)

 Sound Sculpture
The central theme of sound sculpture is a synthesis of questions that inevitably emerge when architecture and sound share a context: the creation of permanent forms through transient sounds and the deconstruction of time through space and form.
Using a similar system of real time parametric modeling, the sound sculptures are a virtual, 3D manipulation of BitAgent one of the first screen based experiments in testing the algorithm for the parametric modeling.
Sound sculpture is a 3D visualization of a nurbs surface generated in realtime by sound input.
www.dk22.com /eyebeam1   (1613 words)

 Sound sculpture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Sculpture and music in one object: Ceramic flutes bring beauty into the home while offering soothing sounds for relaxati...
The first of five "Path of Voices" sculptures - one for each area high school - is...
Sound sculpture the new sensation at Tate Modern; Bruce Nauman's `audicle' experience is the latest installation to fill...
hallencyclopedia.com /Sound_sculpture   (387 words)

 Very Large Array Sound Sculpture-Installation by Aaron Ferrucci
The Very Large Array is a sonic sculpture consisting of a large number of independent sound sources.
A. Several arrangements of sound have been used: Nov. 2, 1997 and before: various sounds of natural origin were used to create a collage.
The square grid of modules was structured as concentric squares, with a tendency to have noisier, more random sounds in the outer layers, and more musical sounds in the inner layers.
www.swarthmore.edu /Humanities/pschmid1/array/vla.ferrucci.html   (493 words)

 Sound sculpture Details, Meaning Sound sculpture Article and Explanation Guide
Sound sculpture is one term for the multimedia artform where, as the name suggests, sculpture produces sound or, less often, the reverse.
Most often sound sculpture artists were primarily either visual artists or composers, not having started out directly making sound sculpture.
Sound sculptures take the form of indoor sound installations, outdoor installations such as aeolian harps, automatons, or be more or less near conventional musical instruments.
www.e-paranoids.com /s/so/sound_sculpture.html   (142 words)

 Sound Sculptures - Free Relaxing Sounds of Nature
Sound Sculptures are java applets that sound like relaxing, outdoor sounds.
Listening to the gentle sounds of a bubbling fountain is a great way to relax, and provides a good mask for disruptive sounds.
This sound scape combines the tranquillity of gentle lapping river sounds with the quiet rush of summer rain.
sulger.net /soundsculptures   (578 words)

 index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Sound Sculptor II is a commercial quality sound editor for the Macintosh with overdubbing capabilities.
It records sounds in mono or stereo with input gain control.
Registration is required to save sounds ($30.00 or $10.00 upgrade from version 1.x.x).
hometown.aol.com /sculptorii   (409 words)

 Puzzle Of Light: Sound Sculpture
The instruments, known as Sound Sculptures are played in a variety of ways: some are mallet instruments, some have strings which are hammered or bowed, while others are made up of chimes.
Bashaw's Sound Sculpture concerts are engaging; a provocative blend of sound, movement and theater aspiring as much to ritual as to entertainment.Audience members often describe the concert experience as uplifting -- even healing.
Edgar Varese-like loud to decaying percussion strikes were overwhelmed by a deafening gong announcing the arrival of a thunderous tribal rhythm.
www.puzzleoflight.com /sound.html   (504 words)

 Puzzle Of Light: Sound Sculpture
The instruments, known as Sound Sculptures are played in a variety of ways: some are mallet instruments, some have strings which are hammered or bowed, while others are made up of chimes.
Bashaw's Sound Sculpture concerts are engaging; a provocative blend of sound, movement and theater aspiring as much to ritual as to entertainment.Audience members often describe the concert experience as uplifting -- even healing.
Dramatic, thunderous rolls of sound mix with exotic timbres.Atmospheric tone poems segue into more traditional musical structures, but all employ the sonic uniqueness of Bashaw's Sound Sculptures.
puzzleoflight.com /sound.html   (406 words)

 Sound Sculpture by Simran Gleason   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The PAliens are sculptures with speakers embedded; they listen to their environment, reprocess the sound and use that as their voices.
Heavens Speak is an immersive sound installation with surround sound; constellations speak their myths to you from the right place in the sky.
Haunted Garden is a pure sound environment that sings harmony with the room.
www.art.net /~simran/SoundSculpture/index.html   (78 words)

 Apple - Logic Pro - Sculpture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Sculpture offers an inexhaustible variety of naturalistic sounds, based on component modeling technology, seamlessly integrated into the Logic Pro 7 software.
The sophisticated algorithm at the core of Sculpture combines different models of vibrating natural material: It can be glass, steel, nylon or wood — or a mixture of all of them.
Sculpture provides an extensive array of different methods for generating this and other modulations, including; two assignable LFOs, a fixed LFO for Vibrato, two Jitter generators that add random variations with an adjustable bandwidth and two Randomizers that only change values at note on.
www.apple.com /logic/sculpture.html   (687 words)

 Sound sculpture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This sound sculpture was part of an exhibition 1981 at Christina salen, Upplands Väsby, Sweden.
The sounding part consists of 10 channels of recorded sounds.
The total sound was a random mix of five tape recordings.
www.algonet.se /~tankred/kt_sound_s.html   (36 words)

 index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Sound Sculptor II is a commercial quality sound editor for the Macintosh with overdubbing capabilities.
It records sounds in mono or stereo with input gain control.
Registration is required to save sounds ($30.00 or $10.00 upgrade from version 1.x.x).
members.aol.com /sculptorii   (400 words)

 3D Sound Sculpture - About
The 3D Sound Sculpture is an example of that sort of art.
By building a sculpture out of multiple sound cubes, there is less emphasis on a conventional linear style of playback and more emphasis on the interesting interactions between neighboring sound cubes in three dimensional space.
This software allows the user to create a 3D sound sculpture using 3D cube building blocks by selecting a color (which corresponds to a particular note or sound) and clicking wherever they want on the sculpture to attach another cube.
www.antiexperience.com /3Dcubes/about.html   (450 words)

 Tyst ljudskulptur
The Silent sound sculpture project was initiated by Ann Rosén in 2001.
The Silent Sound Sculpture project is located at the Centre for user oriented IT-design wich is a part of the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and is carried out in collaboration with the Blekinge Institute of Technology.
The Silent Sound Sculpture project takes its starting point in an artistic problem definition and the project goal is to produce a work of art and at the same time create a meeting between art, science and technical development.
cid.nada.kth.se /tystljud/engindex.html   (1179 words)

 Sound Playground - Australian Sound Design Project Work
The Sound Playground (© Melbourne, 1981) was a play sculpture, given to the people of Brunswick by the artist.
It was an interactive free sculpture that could be played by a number of people at once, and consisted of panels of musical instruments installed in a two-storey frame suitable for climbing.
It was built in one of the few parks in a heavily populated area, close to high-rise Housing Commission flats, where the sound zoning was a combination of residential and light industrial.
www.sounddesign.unimelb.edu.au /web/biogs/P000294b.htm   (159 words)

 Sound Sculpture: Company Profile
Sound Sculpture was founded in 1986 by Ken Czepelka.
His idea arose while watching a very good band playing at a local club in Boulder, CO. The very good guitarist for this band was having a very bad night because he had to constantly bend over to adjust his stomp boxes in the middle of his guitar solos.
For more information about Sound Sculpture and its products, read our product history, or see the online news and press archives.
www.soundsculpture.com /company/about.htm   (191 words)

 Sound Sculpture - background information and FAQ
Sound Sculpture is an electronic musical instrument which plays musical notes by detecting the performers body movements with specially prepared electronic sensors.
Sound Sculpture has been developed to enable musicians of diverse experience and abilities to perform together.
Sound Sculpture and it's accessories come packed in a robust aluminium transit case...
www.soundsculpture.co.uk   (362 words)

 Sound Sculpture
It was great fun to collect this stuff and particularly satisfying to cause anxiety and suspicion among the hardware clerks who nervously eyed me as I conducted investigations of the acoustical properties of their wares.
It was a feeling of accomplishment when, weeks into my research, the same salesmen would excitedly welcome me into the store, giddy with their own myopia-shedding epiphanies: "Mark, listen to how this thing sounds when you hit it with this!" My project became an informal and unexpected arts outreach program.
The pickups are 50¢ surplus piezo contact elements; there are eight pickups on the mousetrap, four per stereo side; the duplex mausphon is also a stereo instrument with one pickup on each of its two levels; mini and midi each have one pickup.
www.markapplebaum.com /soundsculpture.html   (517 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Big Ben becomes sound sculpture
Fontana, who used to be a composer, has been recording and relaying unusual sounds as art since the late 1960s.
The live sound of the sea from Normandy was broadcast to 48 loudspeakers hidden on the facade of the monument, creating the illusion that the cars circling the place de l'Etoile were silent.
He recently used the sounds of a wind turbine and the mechanisms of the town hall clock in Leeds to create a sculpture called Primal Soundings at the City Art Gallery.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/entertainment/3542985.stm   (274 words)

 wristfashion.com » Sound Sculpture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Ever since man put a price on time, Timepieces have been judged for their horological or decorative values, but rarely for their aural experience, that is, until the much recent rise of the quartz movement.
But that’s okay, I was thinking more of the way we tell what time of day it is by the position of the sun in the sky or the passing of a train or some other environmental clue.
I also tend to work with sound, so I was thinking about our perception of time and started imagining different ways of marking the passage of time with sound.
wristfashion.com /2004/08/sound-sculpture   (743 words)

 Sculptor Jann Rosen-Queralt Info - Sculpture.org
Sound tubes for a wetland area created in collaboration with Morrell Park Middle School, Baltimore, Maryland; sponsored by Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Artist-In-Education, Maryland State Arts Council.
Design phase for sculpture integrated in southern portion of the park at the Courthouse Square, Arlington County office Building and Park, Arlington, Virginia.
Project administrator and collaborator with two other artists and the residents of the Springhill Transitional Housing Project to create a sculptural horticultural environment on the grounds of their facilities, Baltimore, Maryland.
www.sculpture.org /portfolio/sculptorPage.php?sculptor_id=1000962   (961 words)

 Spatial Sound Sculpture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
With its shape, the spatial acoustics object K6 combines all around sound propagation with attractive appearance.
This emits sound against an inverted hexagonal pyramid which distributes the sound to all sides.
The pyramid houses the tweeter system which emits sound upward.
www.1komma6.com /kauffmann/english/raumklang.html   (123 words)

 Sound Sculpture
My work in sound sculpture is intended to stretch and enrich traditional definitions of sculpture by encouraging interaction between the public and my work in a complex and multidimensional manner.
The sound sculptures are designed to allow the viewer to touch and interact with them.
The primary sounding mechanism are strings of all types
enriquerueda.com /soundsculpture.html   (71 words)

 Bass Player - Upgrade Available for Switchblade Guitar Switching Systems
Sound Sculpture Musical Instrument Products announced the release of the Smart Insert Upgrade Kit for Switchblade GL, Switchblade 8B and Switchblade 8 model guitar switching systems.
Although this is still a powerful way to control your effects, one limitation to this type of system is that you can't remove and re-insert individual effects of your choice, within a preset, while you are playing.
With Sound Sculpture's powerful, Smart Insert, you now have the ability, using your foot controller's loop control (instant access) switches, to individually remove effect devices from a preset and re-insert them back into the same location each time you press the switch.
www.bassplayer.com /story.asp?sectioncode=49&storycode=11097   (655 words)

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