from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An atmosphere or environment created by or with sound: the raucous soundscape of a city street; a play with a haunting soundscape.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An acoustic environment, a virtual/emotional environment created using sound.
  • n. A soundscape composition - an electroacoustic musical composition creating a sound portrait of a sound environment.


sound1 + (land)scape.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
sound + scape (Wiktionary)



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  • *puts big ears to the task of listening, listening*

    September 5, 2008