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...sound,. It becomes unnecessary when it interferes with regular activities like sleeping, communication or disrupts one’s quality of life. Noise pollution has not received much attention because it cannot be tasted, seen or smelled like the other types of pollution such as water pollution, or air pollution. Most of the time the air around us is filled with sounds and we may not recognize when we are surrounded by noise pollution. from a source The persistence is often considered annoying.  The annoying sound is the one that has affected overall health of people. In this essay we are going to access the health effects of sound... Noise Pollution Introduction The normal definition of noise is a disturbing...
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Sound effects
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...Sound Effects Sound Effects Sound Effects in the Ghost Hard sound effects including chattering of people sitting in the cafeteria, chewing of the food, enchanting birds, hit on the window etc. Certain instruments were used such as violin, plates, chimes, hand drums and bass drums. Herein, it should be noted that the drums reflected the action of heart beats. Sound Effects in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps As per the reading entitled “Understanding Music” and analysis of the film “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps”, it comes to notice that the sound has been made distorted in some of the...
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Sound Waves
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...Sound waves occur due to variations in pressure in the air and typically perceived as pitch, which is the frequency of the prevailing wave. Nevertheless, most sounds do not solely exist as a single frequency but due to the superposition of numerous frequencies. Objective The primary purpose of this lab is mainly to measure the wavelength of the sounds waves provided a particular frequency. The frequency and corresponding determined will permit determination of the velocity of the sound within the air. Materials A computer with Audacity installed; A USB microphone and some musical instruments to analyze Theory The lab report utilized the concept of Fourier Transforms... in the...
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Sound Recording
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...Sound Recording The sound recorded comprises of the sound of the freeway, the sound in the library when people are talking, the sound of the keyboard, the sound in school when people are walking, and the sound at home: the air condition and the refrigerator. The sounds from nature and our everyday world are used to build up a composition that is catchy and interesting. The most interesting aspect of the composition is the usage of natural materials and the production of natural music. By this composition, the concept of music in the modern framework is revived as music is something which can be natural or artificial. With the usage of various tools and materials, people create music... Number] Sound...
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Sound Art
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...SOUND CULTURE: A HISTORY A Discussion on how Music Evolved Towards Its Present Stand Introduction Sound has been a prevalent concept in the society affecting and influencing humanity in many ways known to man. Because of the influential nature of music, this medium is perceived to an effective tool for society in different aspect. Every element of the general concept of sound becomes a significant one namely the voice, music, sound effects, ambience and even silence. Each of these elements brings a different significance mainly emphasizing the expression of the general theme of a certain project. The use of voice can...
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Sound Artist
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...Sound Artist Introduction Design, arrangement ant manipulation of the space’s physical properties is called “mother of arts” architecture. Architecture is different from other forms of arts, for the daily movement it generates spaces. Moreover, it attracts the artistic tastes, when it is more than merely useful. People can see, feel, and hear the artistic messages in structures, which is a combination of materials, shapes and colors. The architects communicate their observations through spatial words; these words are embedded with symbolic language mirroring culture. This process is just like writing a poem1. Architects completely keep in mind the visual dimensions of a...
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Sound media
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...Sound Media Sound Media Introduction The emergence of the radio in the 20th century has served to alter how music records are promoted. The radio presents a remarkable opportunity for record labels to gain popularity to a diverse range of audience. After the radio emerged, it soon became accessible to many people. This is the reason why record labels focused on utilizing the opportunity presented by the radio to promote their music. Although this has been going on for a long time, few people understand the symbiotic relationship between the record labels and the radio. Although it is evident that the radio is a critical tool in promoting different records, many people have not taken the time... ...
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Sound levels
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...Sound Levels and Neonates   Literature Review While there have been a number of articles about noise levels in the neonatal intensive care unit and the effect on patients’ health, most of the articles have been qualitative, and have not achieved results on a statistically-significant enough population in order to draw valid clinical conclusions. The evidence is highly suggestive, however, of the damage which can be caused by noise in the NICU. The articles reviewed cover two main topics: the effect of noise in the NICU on the patients, and measures which can be put in place in order to reduce such noise. Level of Noise Generated in the NICU There is no doubt that the...
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Acousmatic Sound in Films
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...sound can be used as a filmic tool Acousmatic sound in films is an effective tool for film makers to help create the desired perception by the filmgoer. It is a psychological process affected by the sound effects that a person hears without the knowledge of the source of sound. As its originating source is not visible, the sound is the only medium to effect the perception of the person. In films, this sound called acousmatic sound is used as the most effective medium to convey meanings that the visual medium tries to convey and more effectively. The audio-visual films are greatly enhanced by the use of acousmatic sound which creates an aura like effect... with the additional information or...
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Sound in Films
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...Sound in Films Introduction Sound can be considered as an essential component of the present day films. But it is important to consider the notion that the evolution of films initiated in the absence of sound and even music. It can be then considered interesting to be able to determine the key concepts of sound that made it an inevitable component of the particular field of visual arts. The study of the evolution of the films through the course of history in terms of sounds can present important lessons in film making. This can be considered as one of the reasons filmmakers, actors, directors and other people in the film industry gave great importance to the leaders of the silent... Key Concepts of...
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Velocity of Sound
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...sound. Velocity of sound often varies with regards to various mediums. The metal rod’s sound velocity was obtained in this entire experiment through application of resonance principle. A clamped metal rod was stroked in a lateral manner so as to produce energy and friction in form of the longitudinal wave. On entering the tube, the wave agitates the dust within and hence forming visible shapes. Measurements were then recorded and compared with the existing theoretical values. Introduction: Sound is often part and parcel of our entire surrounding and has great significance... This paper comprise of a comprehensive report on the lab experiment that was undertaken for determination ofthe velocity of sound. ...
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Key concept of sound
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...Sound in Films Introduction Sound can be considered as an essential component of the present day films.But it is important to consider the notion that the evolution of films initiated in the absence of sound and even music. It can be then considered interesting to be able to determine the key concepts of sound that made it an inevitable component of the particular field of visual arts. The study of the evolution of the films through the course of history in terms of sounds can present important lessons in film making. This can be considered as one of the reasons filmmakers, actors, directors and other people in the film industry gave great importance to the leaders of the silent... Key Concepts of...
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The Sound of Music
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...Sound of Music Summary This paper will discuss the elements of the film, The Sound of Music (1965), and will attempt to use these elements in dissecting and critiquing a great film classic. In particular, this paper will discuss how the elements of Storytelling, Acting, Cinematography, Editing, Sound, and Societal Impact worked together to create one of the most magnificent films to grace the silver screen. Finally, the paper will end with a criticism and analysis of the film that has won the hearts of audiences from all over the world, spanning many generations. Introduction Human beings are such critical and fickle minded creatures. As an artform, it takes a lot for a film to succeed... The Sound...
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Bose stadium sound system
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...Sound System Bose sound systems is one of the best sound system for the stadiums, this is because they arecustom engineered to fit a particular facility. The speakers provide unclouded speech and natural-sounding music which is advantageous when crowds are cheering. The systems are programmed to run automatically therefore it is simple to control it when reporting a game in the stadium without having to shut it off when the game is at half time. This sound system does not require sound treatments that would reduce the cheers made by the spectators, making the game even more interesting (BOSE UNITED STATES). Bose stadium sound systems are designed to strengthen audio sounds... with a...
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Sound Shaping Images
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...Sound shaping images Sound in films is part of the narrative sphere and perceptive sphere of any film. The audio-visual factors are the foundations for a theory of the function of the film sound. This concept is based on introspective rationalization of the audience and their perceptional level and capacity. In addition, it is crucial to discuss how sound plays an important role to transform an ordinary film into a greater level. The filmgoer's perception relies mainly on how he interprets and co-ordinates both the images that is the visual and the auditory into one. Since Chion is an authority on sound...
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Physics of Sound
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...Sound Physics and music could look so different but the fact is that the two are closely related. Music is sound, which is a branch of physics. Advances in physics have always emanated from someone’s mind: relativity theory was borne of Einstein, Heinsenberg and Schrodinger came up with the quantum theory, and Beethoven saw the development of magnificent symphonies. Hence, physics and music could be considered as products of human mind. This paper considers sound as a wave and seeks to explain how its characteristics relate to the general characteristics of waves. As a form of sound, music would be analyzed in relation to how it gets produced and the traits that differentiate... it from...
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Thoreaus Ideas of Sound
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...Sound Thoreau enters the concept of sound after pointing out that while books are important, they are only metaphor and that the truth can be found in aspects around us that are directly observable such as sound. It was because of this that Thoreau spent most of the summer hoeing beans, claiming that it was better than reading as it allowed him to be in closer contact with Nature. Thoreau’s favorite aspect of being out-of-doors was the numerous sounds of the outdoors and the animals in their natural habitats. Thoreau admitted to growing the most during his time spent on his doorstep, reveling in what Nature had to offer him. He would observe his surroundings as a bystander... Thoreau’s Ideas of Sound...
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The Coming of Sound
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...Sound The Fortune Magazine of October, 1930, once d that the coming of American talking movies or sound in movies was the greatest and amazing revolution within the confines of industrial revolution ("Digital History.”). In the period leading to the coming of sound, that is late 1920, many motion pictures were synonymously projected in silence. However, some theatre owners provided musical accompaniment in the form of live orchestras. To this end, although movies exhibited some degree of magnanimous popularity, they were largely regarded as a secondary entertainment. This was mostly because of the lack of sound. Changes in the movie industry were witnessed in 1926 courtesy... of the Warner...
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Chewing and Sound Localization
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...Sound Localization: Chewing leads to an increase in the mean error of sound localization,this study show that chewing affects sound localization whereby the mean localization error for chewing participants was greater than the mean localization error for non chewing participants. From the study responses were collected from 10 participants who undertook the experiment while and while not chewing, hypothesis testing was undertaken using a simple two sample test to check the difference in mean errors, it was evident that chewing affected sound localization following the rejection of the null hypothesis. Chewing and Sound Localization: Introduction: Sound localization... Chewing and Sound...
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Sound and visual media
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...Sound and Visual Media QUESTION The architectural configuration of audiences in a conventional theatre is the physical relationship of the performer to his or her viewers (Hischak 147). This configuration is often problematic for sound design because it dictates how one will apply the production factors. The design communication between the performer and his or her viewers allows the identification of both the best positions for optical theatre sounds and aural experience. This experience largely depends on the theatre’s architectural configurations. For example, arena theatres frequently lack a raised podium, which leaves a lot of open room at floor level. Other architectural configurations...
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Sound and fury
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...Sound and Fury Movie Summary Sound and Fury is a movie that tries to find and explores somebody’s family predicaments and difficulties for distinctiveness in the hardly ever visible world of the deaf individuals. Throughout in the face of Artinian Heather, a dear six-year-old, there is a clash over a contentious medical machine, the cochlear inserts to help Heather to get sound or hear. The device creates a mix reaction among the family members; some celebrate the cochlea insert/implant as an extended solution cure for the deafness situation. On the other hand, some of the family members have a different opinion that the device will destruct the use of sign language and culture or way... Academic Sound...
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Patterns of Sound
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...Sound. Shakespeare’s sonnet 146 has a typical sonnet rhyme scheme as follows: abab cdcd efef gg.The fourteen lines are arranged in three groups of four, containing alternate rhymes, along with a final rhyming couplet. This pattern sets up a regular pattern for the majority of the sonnet, which is broken at the end when the two final lines provide a neat finish. The poem’s meter is the iambic pentameter, which means that there are five iambs in each line. An iamb is defined as “one unstressed syllable followed by one stressed syllable” (Barnet et al., 2010, p. 666) This very regular stress pattern gives the sonnet a steady beat, as if marching solemnly... ?English Literature ic and Modern) Patterns of...
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Music and sound
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...Sound Introduction Music is the art of systematically arranging sounds in time inorder to produce a composition through harmony, timbre, melody and rhythm. Music acts as a part and a way of life in the society. This paper seeks to identify the benefits of music to the human body, mind and spirit and also outlines the possible limitations of music to listeners. Benefits of music to the human body, mind and spirit Different kinds of music affect different people in different ways. To the body, music is said to have the ability to ease pain. Music reduces the intensity of physical pain in geriatric and intensive cares and in palliative medicine. Listening to music helps relax the body... ...
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Sound and Music in Films
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...Sound and Music in Films Filmmaking has transcended a challenging and colorful artistic journey. The fast pace of technological advancement profoundly influenced the growth of filmmaking from its crude origins of silent and black and white films to the intricately three dimensional movies of contemporary times. Kay, Ghent, Chumney & Lutkins presented the history of sound in films and traced its origins before the 1920s when Thomas Edison was quoted to say in 1925 that “"My plan was to synchronize the camera and the phonograph so as to record sounds when the pictures were made, and reproduce the two in harmony. . . We had the first of the...
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Reflection on Sound and Fury
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...SOUND AND FURY ‘Sound and Fury’ is one of the better films I have seen in recent years. During the first half of the movie I was convinced it was notfor hearing people since it was all about how deafness affects identity and the views of deaf people. But after watching the whole film, I can say with sincerity that it was an excellent way of getting hearing people to see the viewpoint of deaf people about hearing or the ability to hear. But there were some scenes I couldn’t relate to at all even when I tried my level best to understand the views of deaf people. However what I actually loved about the movie was its bottom-line that explained to me what...
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Ecology Of Long Island Sound
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...Sound 1. Introduction The interaction of the man with the elements of nature has been a subject of intense debate and argument. In fact, this issue has gained such importance that most industrial and economic activities are begun with this issue at the roots. Literature has tremendous support, clarifying this issue as Bott, Cantrill & Myers (2003) state with appropriate literature support, “Relationship to place is a fundamental feature of human existence. This relationship, in broadest terms, is as various and extensive as are human interactions with their surroundings. But while some... or activities on Long Island Sound’s ecology; all of the above intrinsic aspects of...
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Effect of sound on oyster
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...Sound on Oyster: Budget Proposal and Justification Due] Effect of Sound on Oyster: Budget Proposal and Justification The project is to take place at the Aquaculture Genetics and Breeding Technology Center (ABC) and is expected to take a maximum of 3 years when the oysters will be expected to have reached the market size and due for harvesting. The personnel involved include the PI, a Post-doctoral research Associate attached at the center on service basis and two undergraduate students contracted on full time basis. Project Budget Budget item Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Total PI Salary $17,000 $17,000 $17,000 $51,000 Graduate Research Assistant $0 $0 $0 $0 Post-doc Research Associate $1,216... ? Effect of Sound ...
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The Sound of the Mountain
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...sound of the Mountain Introduction on the Yasunari Kawabata lived in the year 1899 in a town called Osaka. He was the first writer to win a Nobel Prize in literature in the year 1968. His first novel got published at a time when he was in secondary school. From High school, he preceded Tokyo Imperial University where he graduated in the year 1924. He wrote another short called “The Izu Dancer,” that was published in the year 1925. The short story was published in Atlantic Monthly in the year 1925. Such was a big contribution in the field of arts. Ever since, he has authored very many novels such as Snow Country in 1956, Thousand Cranes in 1959, The Sound of the Mountain in 1970... , The Master...
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Sound in A Clockwork Orange
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...Sound in A Clockwork Orange Sound is an element of film technique which is often overlooked within what is basically seen as a visual art form. Butsound is an integral part of film in general, and within A Clockwork Orange it is particularly important. Kubrick uses sound to act as an ironic commentary upon the nightmarish future that he envisions within this adaptation of Anthony Burgess's novel. The overall theme of A Clockwork Orange is one of alienation and violence, of human beings as "clockwork oranges" who appear alive on the outside but are actually as dead as a machine on the inside. While the whole film could be analyzed for its...
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Top Cinema & Sound term paper
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...Sound, Mise-en-scene and VFX Generally, motion picture fans perceive it as merely an entertainment tool and not as a full-fledged art form. In reality, filmmaking is the most concerted art as it not only offer extravagant audio-visual experience but also compels one to contemplate and encourages emotional catharsis. As per Timothy (4) film is like food for mind because more than most other art forms, movies frequently produce strong intellectual and emotional reactions. Today, filmmaking has become highly advanced with the emergence of digital technology and visual effects. This has made motion pictures all the more indoctrinating, enlightening and promising. In this regard... Analyzing Prometheus:...
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Philosophy Principles of sound reasoning
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...Sound Reasoning Introduction There are various ways through, which different people reason; basically, reasoning is usually guided by certain principles that may vary from one point to another. In philosophy, there are certain basic principles that are applied as guidelines for reasoning and sound decision making. This discussion will focus on tautologies; tautologies are described as redundant repetition of words or repletion of words to exhibit logic of certain issues. Moreover, the discussion will attempt to evaluate whether some of these tautologies are contradictory or not; a variety of examples will be provided to give more insight. The principle of non-contradiction... Principles of Sound...
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Calculated Versus Observed Underwater Sound Speed
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...Sound Speed Word count: 2564 with glossary Aim The aim of this paper is to discover differences, if any, by comparison, of calculations of underwater sound speed that are made with calculations and with measurements. Objectives 1. Define sound speed 2. Discuss formulae used for sound speed. 3. Discuss observed methods of calculating sound speed. 4. Discover differences between calculated and observed sound speed. 5. Discuss the possible error that can occur. 6. Discuss the effects salinity and temperature have on the velocity of sound. Abstract Sound velocity or speed is very important to anyone using sonar equipment in areas where the salinity level... Calculated Versus Observed Underwater Sound...
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Sound Field Amplification Systems in the Classroom
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...Sound Field Amplification in the room: Not Just for the Hearing Impaired Nicole Megale A research paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership Siena Heights University Adrian, MI May 2011 Table of Contents Introduction 3 Statement of the Problem 5 Definitions 5 Review of Literature 7 Statement of the Hypothesis 10 Introduction Sound field amplification is being used all over the country in classrooms to enrich the learning experience. The use of this equipment has been used to provide students with hearing loss a better learning environment. However, it has been found that all students...
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Effect of Sound Exposure on Oysters
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...Sound Exposure on Oysters Your Specific Aims Oysters are an exotic, expensive luxury food item with high demand, however, the global production of oysters is limited. The Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas, is one of the most common shellfish species used all over the world for aquaculture, with the enormous global demand for oysters giving it significant economic potential. The importance of the Pacific oyster lies in its very high growth rates and high rates of reproduction compared to other oyster species. Many factors affect the ability of the oysters to grow, and the expansion of the oysters industry is limited by many factors such as changes in climate, varying concentrations... ? Effect of Sound...
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Jason's Section The Sound and The Fury
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...Sound and the Fury," Jason reveals his true, nature in the third section of the novel. From the first words he writes, we know that he has grown cynical and hardened. His attitude toward Miss Quentin demonstrates just how little he cares for anyone. He states, "When people act like niggers, no matter who they are the only thing to do is treat them like a nigger" (181). He has allowed himself to become a victim of sorts and never tries to get over what happened with his job at the bank. His expresses more anger toward Miss Quentin, telling "reckon that'll show you . . . I reckon you know now that you cant beat me out of a job" (205). Instead of trying... Model paper: 287703 In William Faulkner's The...
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Targeting minorities is a sound business practice
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...Sound Business Practice Introduction A target market is the market segment which a particular product is marketedto and often defined by age, gender, and/or socioeconomic grouping. Smart businesses are discovering the buying power of the nation's minorities. Experts say that minority consumers show a high degree of loyalty. When a business addresses their need directly, it can have an enormous impact. The explosion of ethnic and racial populations across the U.S. has caused business to realize that targeting minorities is a sound business practice. Sound Advice Don't make the mistake of thinking that all minorities are alike. The four major... 1Targeting Minorities is a...
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The use of sound in Psycho
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...Sound in Psycho al affiliation: The Use of Sound in Psycho Successful production of films is a hill task for many people due to different requirements. A striking and popular film must have aggressive characters, great motifs, elementary style and complimentary sound use (Kramer, Leppert & Goldmark, 2007). In as much as other aspects play greater roles, the paper focuses on sound as an important element in any film. The use of sound varies from film to film depending on the genres, intention and type of movie. Some producers use old style sounds and instruments while other applies technologically produced sound techniques and others mix the two to produce a great movie. Depending... on the...
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Lack of sound ethical guidelines in Business
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...sound ethical guidelines in Business In the business world, scholars are divided on whether, really, Business and Ethics can go together. Some scholars argue that since Business is basically a competition to maximize financial gain, Ethics cannot be applied to Business and the very concept of Business Ethics, is actually, a misdemeanour. This category of scholars views Business and Ethics as being completely not compatible. On the contrary, there second category of scholars contend that Business and Ethics are, actually, compatible. And in support of their claim, they contend that, the main aim or objective of any Business is not, merely, to maximize financial gain, but to ensure... theory...
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CONSTRUCTION AND THE SOUND OF SILENCE
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...Sound of Silence: As Determined by the Control of Pollution Act 1974 Construction and the Sound of Silence: As Determined by the Control of Pollution Act 1974 In order to control noise from works of construction, demolition, road-works, railway maintenance and other sources, the Control of Pollution Act of 1974 sets forth specific actions to be followed in order to serve a notice on a company in which non-compliance with the Act has been cited. There is, however, more involved than just non-compliance. If a company has just cause, an appeal can be filed and a determination made in the Magistrate’s Court. Two means of controlling noise are set forth in CoPA1974: prior consent... Construction and the...
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Editing And Sound In Kill Bill
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...sound in “Kill Bill” Editing and sound techniques are filming techniques that have powerful influence onthe viewers, through its way of making the scenes come to life. They have made filming become a comparative recent form of art, with a rich and a unique history. The possibilities of film editing and sound techniques seems to have no boundaries since filmmakers are continually exploring more creative ways that can be applied in story telling. The Movie, Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill is a good example that uses these techniques in the transportation of feelings in order to make the audience more captivated and active as they watch the films. This essay therefore provides a comparative... Editing and...
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Sound of Silence by Simon and Garfunkel
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...Sound of Silence by Simon and Garfunkel The Sound of Silence, reportedly written by Paul Simon, catapulted to fame due to the lovely melody and the lyrics of the songs that seem to convey a hidden meaning. Sung by Paul Simon and partner Art Garfunkel, the Sound of Silence was noted to be originally sung in the 1960s, a time when folk music was at its popularity. As such, it was sung in a style of a narrative discourse, where a guitar was the only accompaniment, to the lonely overtones. The current analysis hereby aims to present the meaning of the lyrics through the figures of speech and rhetorical elements that are implicitly used. The figures of speech were evident as one... June 2, Song Analysis:...
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David Byrne as a multidisciplinary sound artist
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...Sound Artist David Byrne has contributed significantly to the world of music. Born in the year 1952 in Scotland, he moved to the USA where he has lived since then. He founded and organized the band talking heads, which was active between the years 1975 and 1991. Since the year 1991, he decided to pursue a solo career, apart from working on a number of projects with other artists. Byrne is not just a musician, his career has been more than just the music he produces and plays. He has immensely contributed to the film industry, photography industry, operas, and the non-fiction film industry. Recently, his collaboration album with Annie Clark, also known as St... David Byrne as a Multidisciplinary Sound...
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Review the sound recording and music industry
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...SOUND RECORDING AND MUSIC INDUSTRY 15th December, 2009 Roles within the music/audio industry that require music technology and audio recording skills Anyone who works in the music/audio industry must have good listening skills, as the ability to listen very well is of great essence in the composing and order to performing of any type of music. One role in the music/audio industry that requires music technology and audio recording skills is the role of the Disc Jockey (DJ), either with live sound, as in live bands or in a recording studio. Managers, Producers and other personnel involved in the making of decisions for record companies within the music/audio industry must have music... A REVIEW OF THE...
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A Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury
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...Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury A Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury The story A Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury involves a full insight of a concept and maintenance of all its facets in varying dimensions but upholding a common stance.in the situation of the story there is a range of tradition to modernity and ecological alterations with a common point of reference that is, time. The factors depicted and embraced such as political contribution and ecological processes on the environment are depicted to be significant and that actions against them have to undergo moderations. The main fear in the story A Sound of Thunder is the consequence of an action. Intrinsically, the story insinuates... ...
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Why sound is less intense for distant observers
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...sound is less intense for distant observers Sound gets propagated from one place to another in the form of waves. The waves carry the sound through long or short distances in terms of energy particles. The longer the distance, the sound waves, travel the more the energy they use up for propagation. In this light, intensity of the sound decreases with distance. A person who is next to the area of origin of the sound hears it louder as opposed to one that is far away from that point. This is because the sound energy at the point of origin is stronger hence louder, while to...
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The Sound of an Utterance and Its Meaning
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...Sound of an Utterance and its Meaning Introduction Linguistic aesthetics, or sound symbolism, is the term that represents relationship between sound and its meaning, and how humans respond to those meanings psychologically. The role of sound symbolism in language has strengthened its roots with research and scientific findings from scientists like Vilayanur S. Ramachandran and Margaret Magnus. In this paper, we will study the sound of an utterance and its meaning, along with a special focus on the theory of phonosemantics, phonaesthetics and conventional sound symbolism, and the typology of sound symbolism. 2. What is the Theory of Phonosemantics? The theory of phonosemantics states... that...
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Music Technology - Sound Design for the Moving Image
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...Sound Design for Movies Introduction This paper proposes to undertake a review o the literature on creative sound design en route to proposing a study to determine the ways that Internet and technology in general has come to impact the craft, and what further advances in technology may mean for the practice of creative sound design, with focus on creative sound design for the film industry (Thom 1999; Thom n.d.; Katz 1997; Jarrett n.d.; Buskin n.d.). Sound Design The academic literature defines sound design in general, as they pertain to television and film, in both technical and creative fashions, referring to sound design as primarily integrating elements of both, in order...  Music Technology-Soun...
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Categories and Functions of Sound: The Wizard of Oz
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...SOUND al Affiliation The wizard of Oz: categories and functions of sound Dialogue refers to characters conversation in a film. A dialogue can be both diegetic, coming from within the film, and non-diegetic, when the sound is not coming from within the movie ((Goodykoontz & Jacobs, 2011)). A diegetic dialogue is depicted in the film in the instance when the witches and Dorothy are conversing about the slippers she adorns on her feet. The music from the background is a perfect example of a non-diegetic dialogue (www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IErqIMLwtQ). A sound effect refers to an artificial sound in a film other than voices or music. Sound effects are used... THE WIZARD OF OZ: CATEGORIES AND FUNCTIONS OF...
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How does light and sound travel in water
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...sounds can travel through liquids, usually water. However, compared to air sounds are transmitted in liquids much faster because the liquid’s molecules are more compact. That’s why water animals depend very much on sound to be able to effectively communicate with each other, or to find for food, or even to heed impending danger. Sound waves or sound speeds in the water are estimated to be 1,500 meters per second, approximately 3,315 miles per hour, that’s over four times faster than in gases. The speed of sound can vary through three factors: temperature, depth and salinity. Through the increases of those three elements, the speed of sound also goes... up. Temperature produces the...
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Effect of reverberation and amplification on sound localisation
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...Sound Localisation Chapter Introduction 1 Introduction and overview Spatial acoustic cues are important for accomplishing many tasks, ranging from locating a sound source to detecting and understanding one source in the presence of competing sources from other locations. Sound localisation means the ability to place a sound source in space. The human auditory system uses binaural and monaural spectral cues in order to process sound for localisation and to enable it to be heard. Monaural cues, which are based on the quality of the sound as it enters the ear canal, refer to the filtering effects of external structures. Binaural cues are based... on the processing of differences in intensity,...
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