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Let's bring ideas of what we think of sound is.

Write your answers on your sound diary.

1. How do you define "sound", personally?

2. What kind of sounds have you noticed in your environment before?

3. What does it mean to you to listen to the sounds of your environment/place?

4. Have ever you noticed any sounds that reflect your social and cultural background?

If yes, what are these sounds like?

Did you write your answers down?

WELL DONE!

Let's watch this interesting sound video by R. Murray Schafer!

This film was produced for the 2009 Governor General's Performing Arts Award.

What did you hear when Schafer's voice has stopped?

1. What did you notice?

2. What did you wonder?

3. What is the time of the day? How do you think the sounds will differ at different times of the day?

4. Do you remember any sounds from your past, present? What are the sounds of future like?

5. Whats missing? What sounds are missing? Whose sounds are missing?

What do you think is missing?

How do you think that you might contribute to what is missing?

Thanks for submitting!

WHAT IS SILENCE?

The artists are challenging the way we define silence...

NEW SOUNDS ARE

CONSTANTLY INVADING THE SOUNDSCAPE.

MAKE A LIST OF ALL THE NEW SOUNDS THAT HAVE ENTERED THE SOUNDSCAPE WITHIN THE PAST YEAR.

NEXT,

ELIMINATE A DISAGREABLE SOUND FROM YOUR HOME, OR GARDEN OR ROOM.

IF YOU ARE DONE,

SEARCH THE SOUNDS IN YOUR LIST USING YOUTUBE OR GOOGLE AND COLLECT THEM IN A COMPUTER FILE.

YOU WILL USE AN OPENSOURCE LINK TO CONVERT YOUTUBE FILES TO MP3

Next Lesson will be about NOISE!!!

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