Updating the History of Sound Art: Additions, Clarifications, More Questions

  title={Updating the History of Sound Art: Additions, Clarifications, More Questions},
  author={Bernhard G{\'a}l},
  journal={Leonardo Music Journal},
  • B. Gál
  • Published 1 December 2017
  • Art
  • Leonardo Music Journal
The author takes a close look at the origins of the terms sound art and sound installation, identifying additional historical sources and addressing misconceptions about their origins. The author then focuses on two early sound works by Max Neuhaus, a sound art pioneer who is frequently said to be the creator of the first sound installation. 
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