Budhaditya Chattopadhyay: Composing the Urban Character – University of Copenhagen

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10 December 2014

Budhaditya Chattopadhyay: Composing the Urban Character

PhD in Sound Studies, Budhaditya Chattopadhyay, is now published on MITT Press Journals

ABSTRACT

Does a city project a certain inner character within the subjective auditory perception of the listener’s experience of its complex sound environment? This paper examines the artistic processes involved in the author’s recent composition elegy for Bangalore, which sheds light on the methodologies of listening to and field recording in an emerging and transfiguring Indian city toward composing its urban character.

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