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SONUS.CA -- a new resource for everyone interested in sonic art
SONUS.CA -- a new resource for everyone interested in sonic art.
Looking for a place to hear new electroacoustic works, or to make your
own materials available for listening? -- Sonus.ca -- a permanent
searchable web jukebox of hundreds of pieces by artists from around the
The CEC (Communauté électroacoustique canadienne (CEC) Canadian
Electroacoustic Community), presents SONUS, a permanent and
ever-expanding on-line electroacoustic repertoire, complete with program
notes and short composer biographies, freely accessible to the public.
Future plans include a Flash version with playlists, an improved search
engine and curated galleries. For now, just click on http://www.sonus.ca
for a listen and a look. Enjoy!
All composers and sonic artists are invited and encouraged to contribute
works to SONUS. Submission details are available at http://www.sonus.ca
Education / Research :
This collection offers a permanent database of sounds and pieces, which
the international education and research community in music/sound
perception can access freely.
For class use, students can be directed to specific works, or encouraged
to explore the range of pieces. With access to parallel articles on
analysis / description (starting with http://www.econtact.ca), the
Sonus.ca site is an invaluable teaching aid for both the sound-oriented
and the general student of this art form.
The site has been made possible with the support of the Canada Council
for the Arts (Music Section), participating composers, and the <pep>
Ian Chuprun & Yves Gigon
Special Project Coordinators
Communauté électroacoustique canadienne (CEC)
Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC)
RF-302, 7141, rue Sherbrooke Ouest.
Montréal, QC, H4B 1R6, CANADA
Fax: (514) 848-2808