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Hearing Studies (2021)
by Ruth Anderson and Annea Lockwood

Twenty-six studies designed to increase awareness of the physical and psychological processes involved in hearing and in listening, to music, to the environment and to others.

Open Space Publications (2021)
ISBN: 978-0-578-91864-8

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Sound is in My Hands
Nate Wooley, The New York Review of Books
January 25, 2024
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The Missing Link: Annea Lockwood **FEATURE ARTICLE**
Louise Gray, The Wire, Issue 474, August, 2023
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Fire and Glass: Revisiting Annea Lockwood’s London Years
Ron Hanson, White Fungus, Issue 17, 2023 Taiwan
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International Earth Day, April 22nd: Annea Lockwood, Neuseelands Pionierin der elektronischen Musik
Florian Hauser, SRF Musikmagazin, April 4, 2023

Learning to Listen with Annea Lockwood: Sam Green on the friendship that inspired his films about sound
Sam Green, Pioneer Works, November 1, 2021
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Unfolding Becoming Air: A Conversation between Nate Wooley and Annea Lockwood, October 2020
Arcana X: Musicians on Music, Edited by John Zorn, HIPS ROAD, 2021
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Earth, Wind and Fire: An Interview with Annea Lockwood
Jennifer Lucy Allan, The Quietus, April 6, 2021
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Lockwood’s Piano, Cory Smythe, Arcana IX: Musicians on Music, Edited by John Zorn, HIPS ROAD, 2021
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Listening Like Breathing: Environmental Immersion in the work of Annea Lockwood
Ron Hanson, Contemporary Hum, September 12, 2020
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The article has also been published in German on the Goethe Institute website.

A New or Another Sound Map: Annea Lockwood and Mark Sciuchetti Listen to the Hudson River
Devise Von Glahn and Mark Sciuchetti, Ecomusicology Review, Vol. 7
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Ephemeral cartography: on mapping sound
Peter McMurray, Sound Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2019
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Annea Lockwood: Composer or Sound Artist?
Tim Rutherford-Johnson, Positionen: Texte zur aktuellen Musik
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Tiger Balm and Ear-Walking Man (A conversation between Annea Lockwood and crys cole)
Blank Forms, Vol. 2: Music from The World Tomorrow
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Sound Streams, Louise Gray, Notes on Other Music

Watching the River Flow, Louise Gray, The Wire, No. 414, August 2018
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You look at a score, you do it (on Womens Work, the publication co-edited with Alison Knowles 1975-6), Irene Revell/Annea Lockwood, Cesura//Acceso, UK, Issue #2, January 2017

Tape Leaders, a compendium of Early British Electronic Music Composers, Ian Helliwell, Sound on Sound, UK, 2016

Elements and Principles of 4D Art and Design, Ellen Mueller, Oxford University Press, 2016

Unauthored Music and Ready-Made Landscapes, Vadim Keylin, Gli Spazi della Musica, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2015

A Sound Map of the Danube: Die Komponistin Annea Lockwod und ihre Klangkarte der Donau,
Gerhard Gensch, Draussen in der Wachau, Band 2, ed. Walter Grond, (Haymon Verlag, Innsbruck-Wien 2012)

Beating Against the Current, Julian Cowley, The Wire, No.340, June 2012

Word Events: Perspectives on Verbal Notation, John Lely and James Saunders (The Continuum International Publishing Group, 2012)

“Von brennenden Klavieren zu Donauklängen. Die Klangwelt der Annea Lockwood”, Jennifer Hymer, MusikTexte Issue 126, August 2010

Pink Noises: Women on Electronic Music and Sound, Tara Rodgers (Duke University Press 2010)

The Source Book: Music of the Avant Garde, 1966-1973, ed. Larry Austin & Douglas Kahn (University of California Press, 2009)

The Expressive Forest: Essays on the arts and ecology in Oceania, Denys Trussell (Brick Row Publishing, 2008)

The Fundamentals of Sonic Art & Sound Design, Tony Gibbs (AVA Academia, 2007)

Sound Art: Beyond Music, Between Categories, Alan Licht (Rizzoli, 2007)

Hermes’ Ear, ed. Josef Cseres, HEyeRMEarS (Slovakia, 2006)

“Cross Platform: Annea Lockwood”, Julian Cowley, The Wire, No.269, July 2006

“What is a River? Annea Lockwood’s Sonic Journeys”, Noah Creshevsky, ISAM Newsletter, Vol XXXIV, No.1; Institute for Studies in American Music,
Brooklyn College, CUNY 2004

“Annea Lockwood: River of Sound”, Jennifer Hymer, Musicworks #84, 2002

Hudobné simulacra, Jozef Cseres, Hudobné Centrum (Slovakia, 2002)

Noise Water Meat: a history of sound in the arts, Douglas Kahn (MIT Press, 1999)

Der Begriff ‘Improvisation’ in der Neuen Musik, Sabine Feisst, Berliner Musik Studien, Band 14, 1998

Annea Lockwood’s Burning Piano, Scruffed Stones…, Michael Lee, Women & Music Vol.3, 1998

American Music in the Twentieth Century, Kyle Gann (Schirmer, 1997)

Electric Sound: the past and present of electronic music, Joel Chadabe (Prentice Hall, 1997)

Gender and the Musical Canon, Marcia Citron (Cambridge University Press, 1993)

Women & Music: A History, ed. Karin Pendle (Indiana University Press, 1991)

Striding Out: Aspects of Contemporary Dance in Britain, S. Jordan (Dance Books, 1991)

Oxford History of New Zealand Music, J.M.Thomson (Oxford University Press, 1990)

The New Grove Dictionary of Women in Music

The New Grove Dictionary of American Music

The New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments