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Re: Affordable Soundscapes

The word soundscape was coined by R. Murray Schafer in connection with the
World Soundscape Project that he established in the late 1960s at Simon
Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. The goal was to understand our sound
environment. In his words: "The soundscape of the world is changing. Modern
man is beginning to inhabit a world with an acoustic environment radically
different from any he has hitherto known ... " Schafer's idea was that we
should understand how we interact, individually and collectively, with the
sounds around us. It was the beginning of a new field now known as acoustic
ecology. "

----- Original Message -----
From: <Loopbozo@aol.com>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Monday, October 22, 2001 9:59 PM
Subject: Re: Affordable Soundscapes

> For two extra points who coined the term "soundscapes" in 1968?
> b.helm