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Monday, September 12, 2011

Interview: Murray Schafer

R. Murray Schafer

Murray Schafer: La Semaine du Son 2010 (10:00) By ViddeoScopi. Murray Schafer is a Canadian composer who has a passion for the natural sounds since the 1960s. Known as the "father of acoustic ecology", Schafer argues for a control of our sound environment. In this video, recorded on January 11, 2010 in the refectory of the convent of the Cordeliers, in Paris, Mr. Schafer describes the evolution of urban soundscapes over the past 40 years of his career.

The 2010 Week Of Sound ran an from January 12 to 16, 2010 in Paris and January 18 to 24 throughout France. The purpose of the event is to raises public awareness to the importance of sound and the quality of our sound environment. Guest lectures, debates, workshops, sound events, concerts, screenings, educational activities, are annually available free to all. Ref: Google Translation

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