Independence without Sight or Sound covers the essential aspects of communicating and working with deaf-blind adults--individuals who have both vision and hearing loss. Written in a personal and informal style, it is filled with practical information for any professional who works with someone who is deaf-blind, such as how to talk with someone who is deaf-blind, how deaf-blind people can communicate with strangers and interact with people in public, and how they can overcome isolation and assert control over their own life. Written by an expert in orientation and mobility, this guide emphasizes adapting orientation and mobility techniques for deaf-blind travelers.
Leppert examines the social meanings of music as they have been shaped not only by hearing but also by seeing music in performance. His focus is the northern European bourgeoisie, principally in England and the Low countries, from 1600 to 1900, and his particular interest is the relation of music to the human body. He argues that musical practices, invariably linked to the body, are inseparable from the prevailing discourses of power, knowledge, identity, desire, and sexuality. A wonderfully stimulating book that will be of great importance to musicologists and students of culture generally. Illustrated.
"[Leppert's] originality is immensely encouraging to those of us who are convinced that musicology is undergoing a paradigmatic change."—Derek B. Scott, author of The Singing Bourgeois "A wonderfully stimulating book. . . . Will be of great importance to musicologists and students of culture generally."—Ruth Solie, editor of Musicology and Difference
Author: Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (U.S.)
Publisher: ASCE Publications
Category: Technology & Engineering
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center, a CERF Service Center. This report describes a HITEC evaluation of the Sight and Sound Screen System, manufactured by U.S. Gypsum Co., covering 11 performance issues. The Sight and Sound Screen (sold under the name of Ultrascreen) is a post-and-panel wall system designed to act as a sight and sound barrier for highways and as a privacy system for residential and commercial property owners. This report details the test procedures and analysis used to evaluate the system and provides the results. When the results are compared to the results presented in Guidelines for Evaluating the Performance of Highway Sound Barriers, the evaluating panel concluded that the Sight and Sound Screen meets or exceeds all of the applicable evaluation criteria. Prospective users should review these findings for applicability to their local conditions and standards.
Notwithstanding the economic hardship Russian people are experiencing, their cultural life is as rich and alive as ever, as Gerald Janecek shows us in this collection of his articles on contemporary Russian poetry, which are especially written for this publication or so far only available in Russian. These articles focus on works in which sonic-musical, resp. visual-typographical features are used to produce interesting new effects and range from a musical analysis of the way Joseph Brodsky recited his poems to quasi-musical principles of organization (as in the works by Mnatsakanova and Nikonova) to layout designs that reflect the way a poem is recited (as in the case of Khudyakov, Volohovsky, Brodsky, Nekrasov, and Aigi) and perceived. As the first serious scholarly examination of the poets presented, this volume offers an important introduction to Russian avant-garde poetry.
In The Synergy of Film and Music: Sight and Sound in Five Hollywood Films, Peter Rothbart examines a handful of motion pictures to convey how a variety of elements work together to create a singular experience. Rothbart considers the aural and visual aspects of five representative films: West Side Story, Psycho, Empire of the Sun, Altered States, and American Beauty. After reviewing the various roles that music can serve in a film, as well as an overview of the film scoring process, the book looks at each film, examining them one musical cue at a time, so that the reader can watch the film while reading about each cue in real time. This unique analysis makes The Synergy of Film and Music a fascinating and instructive volume that both casual viewers and students of cinema will appreciate.
Make science simple! This book features easy and fun Science Experiments with Sight & Sound using household items. Young readers can assemble experiments at home from a Recycled Plastic Panpipe to a Super Spinning Color Wheel. No laboratory needed! Each activity includes easy instructions with how-to photos, and short science explanations. Use fun to introduce math and science to kids. Super simple says it all. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
The most comprehensive book on the market, Herb Zettl’s SIGHT SOUND MOTION: APPLIED MEDIA AESTHETICS, 8e describes the major aesthetic image elements -- light and color, space, time-motion, and sound -- as well as presents in-depth coverage on how they are creatively used in television and film. Zettl’s thorough coverage of aesthetic theory and the application of that theory place this contemporary and highly relevant text in a class by itself. It equips students to think critically about media aesthetics and apply them to production situations. Richly illustrated and now presented in full color, it also features strong visuals that often draw on traditional art forms, such as painting, sculpture, and dance. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.