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Sound Romance

Latest update : 7 November 2007.

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  • English definition

    7 novembre 2007, par Pierre Couprie

    Any past or disappearing sound remembered nostalgically, particularly when idealized or otherwise given special importance. Whereas new sounds are often experienced as sound phobias, old or past sounds are often elevated to the category of sound romances in memory. Many such sounds were often regarded as unimportant when actually current ; yet later, hearing them may trigger strong memories.
    Sounds experienced during childhood, for instance, often become romances for the adult. After (...)