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An introductory study of the Maltese Soundscape.

Quinton, Michael; McGregor, Iain

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Michael Quinton



Abstract

This is an introductory study of the Maltese Soundscape and is part of an even bigger project. It introduces a soundscape diced with traditional sounds which still echo in the present and mutate and conflict with the modern sounds that are becoming part of the Maltese Sound field. This paper shows the study that has taken place, the results that have been obtained so far and the patterns in the soundscape that are beginning to form. From this initial analysis a number of possible solutions to noise problems have been presented. Further in depth investigations will be carried out and reported.

Presentation Conference Type Conference Paper (Published)
Conference Name Invisible places: sounding cities, Sound, Urbanism and Sense of Place
Start Date Jul 18, 2014
End Date Jul 20, 2014
Publication Date 2014
Deposit Date Oct 27, 2014
Publicly Available Date May 16, 2017
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Pages 13-38
Book Title Proceedings of invisible places:sounding cities 2014
Keywords Malta; soundscape; planning; urban; pilot; investigation; results; sound; noise;
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/7270
Publisher URL http://invisibleplaces.org/pdf/ip2014-quinton.pdf
Contract Date May 16, 2017

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