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Immersion et Émergence : qualités et significations des formes sonores urbaines

Abstract : Urban sound-shapes have inner qualities. They are composite (concerning acoustics, architecture and perception) and are oftenly assessed as secondary in opposition with the visual or the fonctionnality. They strongly witness of inter linked processes and belong from a cultural and symbolical aesthetic. At last, they take root in time.
Two registers of complementary meanings frame sound-shapes. On the one hand, every cities are fastened to basic urban by sounds. On the other hand, some territories win their identities with sounds playing across particular spaces of propagation and original signals.
Neither unison nor cacophony, the esthetical mastery of sonic environment needs a differential chronology that takes into account the experimented actions and the lived representations of the inhabitants.
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Henry Torgue. Immersion et Émergence : qualités et significations des formes sonores urbaines. Espaces et sociétés (Paris, France), Erès, 2005, Vol. 3 (N°122), 157-167 p. ⟨halshs-00380151⟩



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