Symbols of freedom - Sound imaging - Philipp Dangas

🇺🇦 Symbols of freedom - Sound imaging

General information on sound symbolism  [ 4/4 ]

In summary, Arnold Schering should be quoted in relation to the sound symbolism:

„Sound symbolism is understood to mean all elementary phenomena of sound (the tonal, acoustic, rhythmic, agogic, dynamic and harmonic) that experience such a decisive emphasis or emphasis that the listener is forced to look for a higher, underlying sense behind their actual, elementary sense.“

3rd part of the contribution „Sound symbolism“

General information on Symbols of freedom - Sound imaging

In the symbol, a conceptual state or a conceptual property is (sound) presented as an example. There are different types, such as B. that of sound symbolism. It is the possibility of representing an extra-musical meaning in a sound-symbolic way ().

Let us now look at the instruments and their semantics in relation to the possibility of aural representation. The "mysterious" sound of the bell may have a deeper meaning. In Christianity, the time of prayer is indicated by the bell. The ringing of the bells is said to frighten and drive away evil forces.

The bell is used partly as a spiritual, partly negative and partly as a nocturnal sound symbol. But the bell can also be understood as a sign of and the afterlife. She can represent the "crossing of borders" in sound. As well as being beyond these limits.

The use of stove bells as a sound symbol of unworldly separation and seclusion. In addition, it should also stand for “freedom”. So, usage in characteristic semantics.


The semantic connection of the bell are symbols of freedom - sound imaging. The same applies to the connection of the herd bells.

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