Sound composition is the art of organizing sound (i.e. instrumental, vocal or synthetically generated sound and/or recorded from our sounding environment by means of a microphone) for a musical composition. Texts, sounds or music are pure material in the hands (or computers) of the sound artist. The result has numerous names: musique concrète, ars acustica, Klangkunst, sound art, audio art, digital radio art, sound poetry – but all are: sound composition. Faced with this variety of terms, the following chart may serve as illustration:
FAQ Soundart - frequently asked questions concerning Soundart
Götz Naleppa works as sound artist in his own studio, Mac-based with ProTools and Logic Pro.
Online-Museum for Radio Art “sonosophere.org“.
Video introduction to the virtual online-museum "sonosphere.org"