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Author Krause, Bernie, 1938-

Title The great animal orchestra : finding the origins of music in the world's wild places / Bernie Krause.

Publication Info. New York : Little, Brown, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  780 KRAUSE    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 278 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-265), discography (page 264), and index.
Contents Sound as my mentor -- Voices from the land -- The organized sound of life itself -- Biophony : the proto-orchestra -- First notes -- Different croaks for different folks -- The fog of noise -- Noise and biophony / oil and water -- The coda of hope.
Summary A musician and naturalist describes how the noise of humans is drowning out the sounds of nature and paints a picture of the relationship and connection between natural sounds and music that is becoming increasingly difficult to hear.
Subject Nature sounds.
Animal sounds.
Music -- Historiography.
Sounds -- Psychological aspects.
Noise -- Psychological aspects.
Aural history.
Field recordings.
Krause, Bernie, 1938- -- Travel.
Musicians -- United States.
ISBN 9780316086875 hardback
0316086878 hardback
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