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Sonoristics, sonorism (Pol. sonorystyka)locked


Terms coined by Polish musicology to describe the impulse toward sonic explorations in twentieth-century music. ‘Sonorystyka’ (from the French sonore) is primarily associated with the work of its inventor Józef Michał Chomiński, who thought of it as a ‘new branch of knowledge with the sound technique of [twentieth-century music] as its subject’ (Chomiński, ...

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