publication . Article . 2012

The cinematic soundscape: conceptualising the use of sound in Indian films

Budhaditya Chattopadhyay;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2012 Journal: SoundEffects - An Interdisciplinary Journal of Sound and Sound Experience, volume 2, pages 65-78 (eissn: 1904-500X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Aarhus University Library
Abstract
<jats:p>This article examines the trajectories of sound practice in Indian cinema and conceptualises the use of sound since the advent of talkies. By studying and analysing a number of sound- films from different technological phases of direct recording, magnetic recording and present- day digital recording, the article proposes three corresponding models that are developed on the basis of observations on the use of sound in Indian cinema. These models take their point of departure in specific phases of technological transitions and intend to highlight characteristics defining the sound aesthetics that emerges from these different phases of sound practice. The m...
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free text keywords: Premise, Realm, Art, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Sound design, Movie theater, business.industry, business, Sound art, Technological transitions, Aesthetics, Multimedia, computer.software_genre, computer, Soundscape, Sound studies, Sound, Experience, Communication. Mass media, P87-96, Acoustics. Sound, QC221-246
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publication . Article . 2012

The cinematic soundscape: conceptualising the use of sound in Indian films

Budhaditya Chattopadhyay;