Sound Off! // Comment Klatsch #9: Close Listening
klatsch \KLAHCH\ , noun: A casual gathering of people, esp. for refreshments and informal conversation [German Klatsch, from klatschen, to gossip, make a sharp noise, of imitative origin.] (Dictionary.com)
Dear Readers: Today’s Sound Off!//Comment Klatsch question comes to you from the editorial collective–inspired by a spirited Twitter conversation our Managing Editor Liana Silva began back in July about sound studies methodology.
— J. Stoever-Ackerman, Editor-in-Chief
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How do you use the phrase “close listening”?
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