Trevor Wishart ‎– On Sonic Art

Harwood Academic Publishers ‎– 3-7186-5848-8

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Chapter 1
1 Musical Box From Menagerie
Chapter 2
2 Anna's Magic Garden
Chapter 3
3.1 Melody With Individual Elements Less Than Five Milliseconds Long
3.2 Melody With Individual Elements Ten Milliseconds Long
4.1 A Low Note On The Piano
4.2 As 3.3 But Filtering Out All Frequencies Below The Second Harmonic
5 An Example Of Shepard Tones
Performer – Jean-Claude Risset
6.1 White Noise
6.2 Complex Sound
7.1 As 3.6
7.2 Melody Of Filtered Noise
8.1 (A) Piano With 'Flattened Envelope' (B) Flute At Same Pitch
8.2 (A) Flute With Imposed 'Piano Envelope' (B) Piano At Same Pitch
9.1 Sound With Relatively Constant Envelope
9.2 Piano Note
10.1 Bell Sound
10.2 Cymbal Sound
11 Vibraphone Sound
12.1 Flute Note
12.2 Trumpet Note
13 The Influence Of Onset Synchrony On Coherence
14 Splitting An Aural Image Into Two
Performer – Roger Reynolds
15 Different Sound Objects From A Single Source
16 Sound Of Definite Mass
17.1 Grain Illustrated With Electronic Impulses
17.2 Grain Illustrated For A Bassoon Note
18 Speed Up Of Melody Into Grain
19 Speed Up Of String Of Speech Sounds Approaches Speech Multiplex
Chapter 4
20 Two Sequences Based On David Wessel's Researches Into Timbre Space
Performer – David Wessel
Chapter 5
21 Chant Example: Transformation From Bell To Male Voice
Performer – Jean-Baptiste Barrière
22 Red Bird Transformation: '(Li)-sss-(ten)' To Birdsong
23 A Typically Vocally-Produced Multiplex
24 As 5.3 But The Field Characteristic Of The Multiplex Changes With Time
Chapter 6
25 Anna's Magic Garden
26 Anticredos (Unspatialised Extract From Wishart Studio Demo Version)
Chapter 7
27 Automusic (Extract)
28 Chant Example: Transformation From Bell To Male Voice
Performer – Jean-Baptiste Barrière
29 Red Bird: Book/Door Slam
30 Red Bird: Lisss/Birds
31 Musical Box From Menagerie
32 Still Life From Menagerie
Chapter 8
33 Sound-Image 'Bellows/Water-Pump'
34 'Listen To Reason' Transformation
35 Garden Landscape
36 Reason Landscape
37 Animal-Like Sound Images
38 Bird Cadenza
39 Word Machine
40 Phonemes As Flocking Birds
41 'Rea' Transformation To Bark
42 '-ble' Bursts Into Bubbling
43 Ambiguous Machinery / Animal Landscape
44 'Rea' Transformation To Clock
Chapter 11
45 Comparison Of Simulated Signals Of The Great Northern Diver (Loon), The Wolf, The Whale And The Red Squirrel
Chapter 12
The Glottis And Windpipe
46.1 Glottal Vibrations (Vibrating Larynx): Iterated Impulses (Unpitched)
46.2 Glottal Vibrations (Vibrating Larynx): Normal Rate Of Vibration (Pitched)
46.3 Windpipe Vibration Caused By Forcible Exhalation From Lungs: Below The Larynx
46.4 Windpipe Vibration Caused By Forcible Exhalation From Lungs: Above The Larynx
47.1 As 12.3
47.2 The Same (As 12.3) Combined With The Sound Of The Larynx
47.3 As 12.4
47.4 The Same (As 12.4) Combined With The Sound Of The Larynx
47.5 Octave Division (Normal Pitch Followed By Division)
The Tongue
48.1 Tongue Vibrations: Tip At Front Of Mouth
48.2 Tongue Vibrations: Tip Onto Soft Palate
48.3 Tongue Vibrations: Tip Strongly Retroflexed
49.1 Rolled 'R' With Arched Tongue Middle Mouth
49.2 Rolled 'R' With Arched Tongue Back Of Mouth
49.3 Rolled 'R' With Arched Tongue Against Uvula (Snoring)
49.4 Rolled 'R' With Arched Tongue Brought Into Sung Pitch Range
The Lips And Cheeks
50.1 Lip Vibration: Normal
50.2 Lip Vibration: Folded Towards Teeth
50.3 Lip Vibration: Strongly Pouted Outwards
50.4 Use Of Hands To Assist Production Of Long Lip Notes
50.5 Lip Oscillation Variations
50.6 Tow Independent Lip Oscillations
51.1 Cheek Vibrations With Pitch Variations Controlled By Hands
51.2 Sub-Audio Cheek Vibration
51.3 Independent Cheek Vibrations (With Resultant Beats)
52.1 Sun Vowels
52.2 Different Routes From A To Ü Through The Vowel Space
52.3 Effect Of Lip Rounding On Formants (Vowels)
52.4 Different Mouth (Formant) Positions For I: (u)le As Compared With (e)le
53.1 Filtered Inhaled Glottal Clicks
53.2 Vocal Analogue Of Shepard Tone (Rising And Falling)
53.3 Filtered Lip Vibrations
53.4 Use Of Hands To Filter Cheek Vibrations
53.5 Hand Funnel Filtering (Noise Sound)
54.1 Formant Filtering To Accentuate Harmonics Of A Glottal Tone
54.2 Formant Filtering To Accentuate Harmonics Of A Glottal Subharmonic
54.3 Formant Filtering To Accentuate Harmonics Of A High Pitched Tongue Vibration
Filtered Noise And Whistles
55.1 Changing Formant Structure Of Continuous Noise Consonants (Mouth Cavity)
55.2 Changing Formant Structure Of Continuous Noise Consonants (Mouth Cavity / Tongue Combination)
55.3 X/f Hybrid Continuous Consonant
56.1 The Lip Whistle: Three Registers
56.2 Tongue Whistle (Tongue Arch Rear Position)
56.3 Tongue Whistle (Tip Of Tongue in Sh Position)
56.4 Tongue Whistle (Tip Of Tongue in S Position)
56.5 Tongue / Lips Double Whistle
Double And Treble Production
57.1 Different Types Of Roar Or Bark (3 Variants)
57.2 Tongue Vibration (rrr) Combined With Glotal Sounds (3 Variants)
57.3 Tongue Vibration (RRR) Combined With Glotal Sounds (2 Variants)
57.4 Tongue Vibration (Retroflexed RRR) Combined With Glottal Sounds (2 Variants)
57.5 Tongue Vibrations (Uvula U) Combined With Glottal Sounds (3 Variants)
58.1 Combinations Of Lip And Glottis Vibrations
58.2 Combinations Of Cheek And Glottis Vibrations
58.3 Combinations Of Noise Sounds And Glottis Vibrations
58.4 Combination With Intermodulation Of (a) Ordinary Whistling With Singing Compared With (b) High S-Whistle With Low Glottal Sounds
58.5 Two Simultaneous Tongue Vibrations
58.6 Combination Of Lip And Tongue Vibrations (With Intermodulation)
59.1 Cheek And Tongue Vibrations
59.2 Noise And Tongue Vibrations
59.3 Lips And Arched Tongue Vibrations
59.4 Cheeks And Arched Tongue Vibrations
60.1 Noise And Arched Tongue Vibrations
60.2 Whistle And Arched Tongue Vibrations
60.3 Noise And Uvular Vibration Of Tongue
60.4 Noise And Lip Vibrations
61.1 Whistle And Lip Vibrations ('Trimphone')
61.2 Simultaneous Noise, Tongue, Lip, Glottis Vibrations Independently Articulated
61.3 Glottis And Tongue Vibration Through Pouted Lips ('Trumpet')
Air Stream And Other Effects
62.1 'Wamp', 'Half-wamp' And 'Quarter-wamp'
62.2 Half-Lunged Multiphonic
62.3 Unlunged Whistle
63.1 Manual-Diaphragm Flutter (Continuous Sound)
63.2 Manual-Diaphragm Drumming (Short Staccato Sounds)
63.3 Shake-head Flutter (Pitched And Noise Versions)
63.4 Drum-glottis Flutter
63.5 Shake-body Flutter
64.1 Drum-cheeks Flutter
64.2 Strum-Lips Flutter
64.3 Strum-Nose Flutter
64.4 Diaphragm Flutter With Tongue Vibration
64.5 Diaphragm Flutter With Lip Vibration
65.1 Ululation
65.2 Ululation Across Break In Voice
65.3 Ululation With High Depth ('Laugh')
Water Effects
66.1 Arched Tongue Vibration With Saliva/Water
66.2 X/Water
66.3 Filter X/Water
66.4 Filtered Half-Lunged X/Water
66.5 K-Plosive + X/Water ('Children's Gunshot')
66.6 Filtered Half-Lunged X/Water: Plosive Staccato Production
67.1 Filtered Half-Lunged X/Water: Plosive Staccato Production + Tongue-Tip Vibration
67.2 Unvoiced/Water Sounds With Pitch Content
67.3 Inhaled Lip Vibration (Normal Then Water Behind Lips)
67.4 Inhaled Air Stream With Water Around The Sides Of Tongue
Transformations (Exhaled Sustainable Sounds)
68.1 Tongue Oscillation Transformations
68.2 As 94 Adding And Subtracting Water
69.1 Pitched Production: Transformations Between Lunged And Half-lunged
69.2 Pitched Production: Transformations Between Under- And Over-breathed
70.1 Pitched Production: Transformation Between Normal And Fluttered
70.2 Transformation From Tongue To Lip Vibration
Inhaled Sounds
71.1 Inhaled Lip Vibrations: Tones, Pulses, Multiphonics
71.2 As 100 + Control With Heals Of Hands
71.3 Inhaled Tongue Vibration (Retroflex Position)
71.4 Inhaled Tongue Vibration (Uvula Position)
72.1 Inhaled Pure Tones
72.2 Inhaled Click Trains
72.3 Inhaled Sub-Harmonics
72.4 Inhaled Complex Multiphonics
72.5 Inhaled Unstable Complex Vibration
72.6 Inhaled Unstable Complex Vibration With Filtering
73.1 Epiglottis Pulses
73.2 Arched Tongue Pulses (Rear, Centre And Front)
73.3 Tip Of Tongue Pulses (From Retroflexed To Further Forward)
73.4 Tongue/Teeth And Tongue/ Top Lip Pulses
73.5 Teeth And Lips Pulses
73.6 Lips Pulses
74.1 Pulses k and t: Lunged, Half Lunged, Unlunged
74.2 Plosive Half-lunged d
74.3 Plosive Half-lunged p
74.4 Plosive Unlunged p
Voiced Pulses
75.1 Pulse D (Lunged) With Secondary Voicing And Breath
75.2 As 120: Other Types Of Voicing (Windpipe, Tongue Vibration, Whistle)
75.3 Pulse K (Lunged): Vibration Of Airstream Content
75.4 Pulse k (Lunged): Vibration Of Airstream Type
75.5 Pulse K (Lunged): Vibration Of Airstream Glissando
75.6 Plosive Air Stream Effect (Suppression Of Original Pulses)
Pulses With Stops, Buzzes, Filtering
76.1 Plosive D (Unvoiced, Voiced) Compared With Addition Of G-Stop (d(g)!) (Unvoiced, Voiced)
76.2 Plosive D With Addition Of p-stop (d(p)!)
76.3 Drum Imitation (d(g)! With Glottal Vibration)
76.4 H-stream Stopped With Ch And K
76.5 S-stream Stopped With P
76.6 Slap Tongue (Unlunged T), Slap Teeth Pulses
77.1 Buzzed Lips: Lunged
77.2 Buzzed Lips: Half Lunged
77.3 Buzzed Lips: Unlunged
77.4 As 134 With Air Exhalation
77.5 Manually Initiated Lip Pulses
78.1 Pulse (Unlunged K) With Oral Filtering
78.2 Pulse (Unlunged P) Resonance Control Through Pouting
78.3 Plosive Click With Filter Glissando
Simultaneous And Alternated Pulses
79.1 Simultaneous Pulses G + K
79.2 Simultaneous Pulses T + K
79.3 Pulse Alternation Tktk…: Lunged
79.4 Pulse Alternation Tktk…: Half-Lunged
79.5 Pulse Alternation tktk…: Unlunged
79.6 Pulse Alternation Gthgth…: Unlunged
80.1 Pulse Alternation Ptpt…: Lunged
80.2 Pulse Alternation Ptpt…: Half-lunged
80.3 Pulse Alternation Ptpt…: Unlunged
80.4 Manual Iteration Lip Pulses: Lunged
80.5 Manual Iteration Lip Pulses: Unlunged
Pulses (Clicks And Combinations)
81.1 Pulse During Inhalation At Epiglottis
81.2 Unlunged Click: Lateral Tongue Movement
81.3 Unlunged Click: Vertical Tongue Movement (kl)
81.4 Unlunged Click: Plosive Vertical Tongue Movement
81.5 Unlunged T- Or Tut-click
81.6 Unlunged Th-click
82.1 Kiss (Short) With Various Degrees Of Lip Pouting
82.2 Plosive + Kiss Combination
82.3 Lateral + Kiss Combination
Transitionals And Percussives
83 Consonant Transitions Between Harmonics Of A Given Glottal Pitch: M, N, Ng, 'Deep' Ng
84 Iterations Of Transitionals: Mnmn… And N-ng-n-ng…
85.1 Hand Clap With Mouth As Variable Resonator
85.2 Tapping Teeth With Mouth As Variable Resonator
85.3 Popping Finger Out Of Closed Lips
85.4 Manual Expulsion Of Air From Checks Through Lips
85.5 Water Drop
Multiplexes And Complex Articulations
86.1 Multiplex Combinations: Pkƒlgr + X+ (Lunged And Half-Lunged) + Lip-Flabber
86.2 As 167 + Tongue Movement
86.3 As 168 + Glottal Glissando
Chapter 13
87 Birdsong Trills Slowed Down



New and revised edition published as both hardback and paperback (this).
358 pages.

Tracks 1, 31, and 32 excerpted from Trevor Wishart & Friends / Trevor Wishart - Beach Singularity & Menagerie
Tracks 2 and 25 excerpted from Various - Electroacoustic Music And The Saxophones Of Stephen Cottrell
Track 22, 29, 30, and 33 to 44 excerpted from Trevor Wishart - Red Bird / Anticredos
Track 26 unpublished
Track 27 unpublished; original commissioned broadcast BBC2 Television (Sound Different: 'Music Outside') 1980

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