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THE SOUND BOOK The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World

by | Read by Jonathan Cowley

Contemporary Culture • 8.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2014

With a lively voice and British accent, Jonathan Cowley guides listeners through Cox’s exploration of the world of unique and strange sounds. Whether capturing sounds in subterranean caverns, exploring the challenging acoustics of churches and performance halls, or explaining how to make monuments of sound, Cox provides a rich understanding of the aural landscape that surrounds people. Cowley captures Cox’s enthusiasm well and provides good pacing and emphasis for the technical parts of the prose. Audiobook listeners will be fascinated to hear about the complexities of sound but will likely be disappointed by the failure to maximize the format by integrating the specific sounds that Cox discusses. L.E. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2014]

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2014

CD ISBN 9781494501457 $39.99 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781494551452 $29.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2014

CD ISBN 9781494531454 $83.99 • Seven CDs

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