The Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World
Publisher : Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
Schafer contends that we suffer from an overabundance of acoustic information and explores ways to restore our ability to hear the nuances of sounds around us. This book is a pioneering exploration of our acoustic environment, past and present, and an attempt to imagine what it might become.

Praise and Reviews
" . . . an unusual sensory experience that will raise your consciousness of the soundscape to a level of sensitivity you never experienced before."
The New York Times

R. Murray Schafer
A well-known Canadian composer, R. Murray Schafer is the author of several books, including The Music of the Environment.