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An Auscultative Age

In class yesterday, we discussed Rudyard Kipling’s short story “Wireless” within the context of John M. Picker’s claim that the Victorian period was an “auscultative age.” In the intro to  96 more words

February: Writing, Reading & Other Stuff

It has been another busy month of reading, writing and moving, as I have returned to California. Here is the round up of books, writings and future work on the horizon for me as February comes to an end. 885 more words

Sound Studies

Martijn Oosterbaan on his new book, Transmitting the Spirit


Interview by Jessica Rivers

Jessica Rivers: In your book, you argue convincingly that it is important to understand the Pentecostalism of Rio’s favelas as governmentality.  2,476 more words

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The Suzuki Method's Mediated Pedagogy

The Journal of Research in Music Education has published “Learning with Sound Recordings: A History of Suzuki’s Mediated Pedagogy.” In it, I draw attention to the ways that Suzuki’s pedagogic innovations are deeply enmeshed with media of sound recording. 207 more words

Resonance in Richard de Fournival

My co-authored article with French literary scholar Jonathan Morton on the sonic aspects of Richard de Fournival’s Bestiary of Love has just appeared in the journal… 1,369 more words


Listen: 140 Years of Recorded Sound: exhibiting sonic jewels from the British Library Archive for the first time

Listen: 140 Years of Recorded Sound is the very first sound-focused exhibition staged by the British Library and it brings to public view material from the tremendous resource which is the British Library Sound Archive. 687 more words