The Great Animal Orchestra

The Great Animal Orchestra

Finding the Origins of Music in the World's Wild Places

Book - 2012
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A musician and naturalist describes how the noise of humans is drowning out the sounds of nature and paints a picture of the relationship and connection between natural sounds and music that is becoming increasingly difficult to hear.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780316086875
0316086878
Branch Call Number: 780 KRAUSE
Characteristics: 278 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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bubbazannetti Jul 15, 2012

A very easy read with sad overtones. Combining the separate sounds of nature into a complete and whole sonic perception is interesting and somewhat unique. Comparing the natural symphonies of discrete locations over time reveals in another way the large impacts of of our modern world on the natural environments. Native americans have been describing this degrading of the natural environment for decades. It is important to realize environmental impacts at every level the modern human civilization is producing. Understanding is different from hysrionics current environmental groups today express. Mr. Krause seeks to inform with this book, not produce a silent spring of panic. A very interesting and easy summer read.

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