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The invisible symphony


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Chan, Cheong Jan and Jahnichen, Gisa (2013) The invisible symphony. In: Nature's Yield and Wonders of Art (NYAWA)13: Insects. Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, Serdang, Selangor, pp. 76-77. ISBN 9789679603484

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The continuous presence of the mass of insects in our living environment cannot be effectively seen with humans' limited view span, but could be heard clearly if we pay attention to the "audible world" that surround us. "Soundscape", simply the panoramic photograph of sound in an environment, offers another gateway to examine the ecological system. We are informed of the realities revealed through biophony(sound of the organisms), geophony(sound of the nature like wind streams) and anthrophony(man-made sounds including automobiles, machines as well as music)


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Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: Faculty of Design and Architecture
Putra Science Park
Publisher: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
Keywords: Insects; Soundscape; Invisible symphony; Sounds; Nature.
Depositing User: Umikalthom Abdullah
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2014 12:28
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2014 11:18
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/32179
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