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Resonance

Series produced by Sheila Cowley

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Stories about sounds involved in violence and traumatic memory.

Resonance grew out of Professor Martin Daughtry's NYU graduate seminar, Grappling with Violence in the Sonorous World.

This series of pieces explores connections between sound and violence.

(Pieces are available individually, as well as an hour-long standalone episode.)


5 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Music-induced hearing loss and the shifting borders between noise and music.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KRZA


  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 11:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Award-winning composer Jenny Olivia Johnson explores synesthesia, where sound is perceived as color or touch. Her feature is a work of sound art as...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2015
  • Length: 10:09
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Ben Dumbauld explores Sunnyside, Queens and Muzica Populara, a Romanian genre where "the politics was never as important as the dancing."

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Apr 12, 2015
  • Length: 08:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Jory Debenham explores the work Jewish composer Viktor Ullmann created in the Terezin concentration camp.

  • Added: Apr 12, 2015
  • Length: 06:53
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Anna Reidy is unable to forget the sound of the "war games" her family involved her in when she was a child, in this detailed report on the organiz...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2015
  • Length: 10:55