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The force of noise, or touching music: the tele-haptics of Stockhausen's "Helicopter String Quartet"

Bishop, Ryan (2011) The force of noise, or touching music: the tele-haptics of Stockhausen's "Helicopter String Quartet" [in special issue: Plus d’un toucher: Touching Worlds] Substance, 40, (3), pp. 25-40. (doi:10.1353/sub.2011.0034).

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The article examines the sensorium and how it is has been divided to argue that touch underlies what we refer to as hearing. It explores Stockhausen's "Helicopter Quartet" as an extended meditation on the mediation of the senses and the foregrounding of touch in the piece through teletechnologies that serve as prosthetic devices for sound, sight and touch.

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Published date: 1 January 2011
Additional Information: This article appeared in a special issue of the journal focusing on touch and was co-edited by Ryan Bishop and Irving Goh. The issue included new pieces by Jean-Luc Nancy, Geoff Bennington, Luce Irigaray, Peter Fenves and Verena Conley.
Organisations: Winchester School of Art


Local EPrints ID: 337551
ISSN: 0049-2426
PURE UUID: 96f68762-4282-4174-8c12-bb68136124fd

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Date deposited: 27 Apr 2012 10:59
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:02

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Author: Ryan Bishop

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