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Found Sounds: Music from The Mundane
  This recipe encourages learners to develop their critical and analytic listening skills by seeking and recording sounds in their environment as a basis for music composition. The use of unorthodox (i.e. not inherently musical) sounds in a compositional context develops critical listening, creative use of recorded material, and encourages the exploration of the sonic and functional possibilities afforded by DAW technologies in working with and manipulating audio as a basis for composition.

  • Date:

    10 November 2020

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  • Funders:

    Edinburgh Napier Funded


Moir, Z. (2020). Found Sounds: Music from The Mundane. In A. P. bell (Ed.), The Music Production Cookbook: Ready-made Recipes for the Classroom. New York: Oxford University Press (OUP)


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    Found Sounds: Music From The Mundane


    This is a draft of a chapter that has been accepted for publication by Oxford University Press in the forthcoming edited book 'The Music Production Cookbook: Ready-made Recipes for the Classroom' due for publication in 2020.

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