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Audio Art
icon: authorGolo Föllmer

The three basic media techniques of transmission, storage and synthesis have helped to define artistic strategies dealing with sounds which go beyond the traditional notion of music and ask for a new terminology. While the term «sound art» has established itself for the general, non-media-specific expression of this phenomenon, in the present context «audio art» stands for sound art for whose production technical media are either essential or necessary.Intermedia connections, space as a musical determinant, media-specific forms of narration, detemporalization, virtualization and dehierarchization will be discussed by way of example in the present text. [more]more

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icon: heading Transmissionicon: heading Participationicon: heading Aesthetizationicon: heading Radio articon: heading Storageicon: heading Musique concrèteicon: heading Soundicon: heading Principles of chanceicon: heading Musique d'ameublementicon: heading Sound installation and ambient musicicon: heading Synthesisicon: heading Sound compositionicon: heading Score synthesisicon: heading Intermediaicon: heading Spaceicon: heading Media narrationicon: heading Detemporalizationicon: heading Virtualizationicon: heading Dehierarchizationicon: heading Audio Art as a phenomenon of the modern age