Although music is often heard as a continuous stream of sound, it is also possible to pick out more distinct sonic events, sometimes known as sonic objects. Experiencing these sonic objects may involve other senses such as vision, motion and touch, in addition to hearing.
Drawing on the works of the French pioneer of musique concrète in the second half of the 20th century, Pierre Schaeffer, music researcher Rolf Inge Godøy discusses aural perception and the relationship between sound and bodily motion in the experience of music.
Lecture held 12 September 2015 at Kulturhuset, Oslo (NO) as part of Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music Festival.
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Filmed by Benedikte Rønsen.