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Sound Culture

Sound culture

The sound culture is the auditory environment (or soundscape) located within its wider social and cultural context.

The entry Soundscape discusses the concept with its connotation of a sonic landscape or environment. It is suggested in that entry that this was a useful idea in radio studies ...

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