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Author Plourde, Lorraine, author
Title Tokyo listening : sound and sense in a contemporary city / Lorraine Plourde
Imprint Middletown, CT : Wesleyan University Press, [2019]
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  BF323.L5 P55 2019    AVAILABLE    30520020896925
Descript xii, 174 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Music/culture
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-164) and index
Listening to the city : distraction, attention, and ubiquitous listening -- Learning to listen to Onkyō : ear training as sensory attunement -- City noise and the avant-garde -- "A place where time moves slowly" : analog listening in the music café -- New experiences in a new city for new women : ambient sound for refined women -- "Feeling uncomfortable without sound" : Muzak as affect management for office workers -- Retro shopping arcades Muzak -- Sonic air conditioning : ubiquitous listening as mundane comfort -- Tokyo listening, listening to Tokyo
Subject Music -- Japan -- Tokyo
Sound -- Psychological aspects
Music -- Social aspects -- Japan -- Tokyo
Musical perception
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