Acousmatic meaning

Referring to a sound that has no visually identifiable cause.
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Referring to Pythagorean disciples who for years listened to his lectures from behind a curtain, unable to see him.
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(music) Referring to pre-recorded music that is presented in concert using loudspeakers, e.g. some types of computer music.
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Origin of acousmatic

  • From Latin acousmaticus, from Ancient Greek ἀκουσματικός (akousmatikos), from ἀκούω (akouō, “I hear”).

    From Wiktionary