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Wednesday, September 4 • 2:15pm - 4:15pm
Working Group Session 1: Sound, Voice and Music

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David Roesner

Professor, LMU Munich
Listening to theatre music(ians) Theatre music (or: incidental music or soundtrack music, as it is sometimes referred to) [1], can often be heard in contemporary theatre, but is rarely listened to. Hence, scholars have referred to this art form as a “phantom of the theatre” [2... Read More →

Yaron Shyldkrot

‘Glitches in the System: Itinerant Listening and Voices Out of Sync’This paper will examine how voices out of sync, as precarious sonic figures, can trouble different acoustic ecologies. Building on Barry Truax, ‘acoustic ecology’ elucidates the relationship(s) between ‘the... Read More →

Farokh Soltani

‘The Audio-Flaneur: The Cultivation of the Listener-Scholar’How does the theatre sound scholar listen to theatre?The axiomatic shift in the understanding of listening as a cultural and disciplinary disposition, rather than a mere psychoacoustic phenomenon, has opened a space for... Read More →

Wednesday September 4, 2019 2:15pm - 4:15pm BST
Thornlea: TS3