Prof. Dr. Barry Truax

Barry TruaxSimon Fraser University, Canada

Barry Truax is a Professor in both the School of Communication and (formerly) the School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University where he teaches courses in acoustic communication and electroacoustic composition, specializing in soundscape composition.

Selected Publications

  • Acoustic Communication. Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing, 1984; 2nd edition, Greenwood Press, 2001 (includes Handbook for Acoustic Ecology, CD-ROM).
  • Handbook for Acoustic Ecology, No. 5, Music of the Environment Series, World Soundscape Project. Vancouver: ARC Publications, 1978. CD-ROM version, Cambridge Street Publishing, 1999.
  • Co-author with B. Davis and R.M. Schafer, Five Village Soundscapes, No. 4, Music of the Environment Series. Vancouver: ARC Publications, 1977; reprinted in Acoustic Environments in Change, Tampere, 2009 (available through Granum, with a new introduction by Barry Truax).

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