"The Sound Book-- The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World" by Trevor Cox; "Cox is fascinated by room acoustics, and how places can be designed for speech, like classrooms, and beautiful music, like auditoriums and concert halls. you can’t help but get caught up in his enthusiasm-- He's Kind of like the Indiana Jones of Acoustic research and exploration." -Randy Kinkel
In her new book, "Still Writing-- The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life", Dani Shapiro talks about the Writing Life, and reveals How and why she chose it, or why it chose her. It's the K-BAC
The K-BACH & Changing Hands Booknotes selection for December is "Bach:Music in the Castle of Heaven" by John Eliot Gardiner. Review by K-Bach's Randy Kinkel.
"Bug Music" by David Rothenberg, a jazz musician and professor of philosophy and music at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, proposes that the “wild percussion sounds” of insects were humans’