First Advisor

Anwyn Willette

Date of Award

6-16-2021

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Sonic Arts and Music Production and University Honors

Department

Music

Language

English

DOI

10.15760/honors.1095

Abstract

Sound is something to be thought about critically. It is not just a part of our world, but it helps define it. This thesis follows the development of five short sonic compositions created from field recordings of the researcher’s environments between June 2020 and March 2021. Through techniques such as granular synthesis, soundwalking, and text scores, the compositions demonstrate how noise in both physical and digital sonic environments can impact one’s identities, relationships, health, transitions, and ideas of music. Critically thinking about sound can lead us to a better understanding of ourselves and others and allows us to begin creating equitable sonic environments.

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Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/35731

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