Sonic Wonderland: A Scientific Odyssey of Sound [Audiobook] download free by Trevor Cox

Sonic Wonderland: A Scientific Odyssey of Sound Audiobook download free by Trevor Cox
  • Listen audiobook: Sonic Wonderland: A Scientific Odyssey of Sound
  • Author: Trevor Cox
  • Release date: 2015/4/21
  • Publisher: VINTAGE PUBLISHING
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780099572404
  • Rating: 8.54 of 10
  • Votes: 748
  • Review by: August Farnsworth
  • Review rating: 9.67 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/16
  • Duration: 4H2M56S in 256 kbps (64 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-18
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG4, WMA, FLAC, Shorten, TTA, WAV, MPC, MP3 (compression CBR, GZ, RAR, ZIP, TAR.GZ, TGZ, IMG)
  • Total pages original book: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 37 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 26M50S (7.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: As an acoustic engineer, Trevor Cox has spent his career eradicating unwanted noises - echoes in concert halls, clamour in classrooms. Until the day he heard something so astonishing that he had an epiphany: rather than quashing rare or bizarre sounds, we should be celebrating these sonic treasures. This is the story of his investigation into the mysteries of these Sonic Wonders of the World. In the Mojave Desert he finds sand dunes that sing. In France he discovers an echo that tells jokes. In California he drives down a musical road that plays the William Tell Overture. In Cathedrals across the world he learns how acoustics changed the history of the Church. Touching on physics, music, archaeology, neuroscience, biology, and design, Cox explains how sound is made and altered by the environment and how our body reacts to peculiar noises - from the exotic sonic wonders he encounters on his journey, or the equally unique and surprising sounds of our everyday environment. In a world dominated by the visual, Sonic Wonderland encourages us to become better listeners and to open our ears to the glorious cacophony around us. Listen to a selection of astonishing sounds here: https://soundcloud.com/sonicwonderland
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Popular Science, Wave Mechanics (vibration & Acoustics), Earth Sciences, Acoustic & Sound Engineering
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.60 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x20mm
  • Weight: 224g
  • Printed by: VINTAGE
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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