The Journal of Sonic Studies
Journal of Sonic Studies, volume 4, nr. 1 (May 2013)Barry Truax: FROM EPISTEMOLOGY TO CREATIVITY: A PERSONAL VIEW

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An epistemological model of sound is proposed involving information derived from the inner structure of sound as interpreted by the listener’s contextual knowledge. In the author’s soundscape compositions, the sound material is elaborated using contemporary digital signal processing techniques, while maintaining listener recognizability, and the structure of the work and its narrative are guided by the composer’s contextual knowledge of the real world.