'Making Noise: From Babel to the Big Bang and Beyond' arrived this morning. Looks very useful, there is more than one chapter about silence. Sirens, loudspeakers, urban sonics, Echo and Narcissus are all explored.
To get a small idea of the themes explored you can listen to Schwartz speaking here.
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