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date: 03 July 2020

sound and sound effects 

Source:
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance
Author(s):
John BarnesJohn Barnes, John BarnesJohn Barnes, John BarnesJohn Barnes, John BarnesJohn Barnes, John BarnesJohn Barnes

Sight and hearing are the two theatrical senses because they work reliably at a distance and can be shared by an indefinite number of people simultaneously. Yet non-verbal sound has historically not been as highly valued as sight in Western theatre, and to a great extent in global theatre as well. Scientific, historical, aesthetic, and ethnographic understanding of sound in the theatre is rudimentary compared with our understanding of ... ...

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