Sonic departures : the dramaturgy of fade-outs. / Parkinson, Thomas.

In: Theatre and Performance Design, Vol. 2, No. 3-4, 07.12.2016, p. 217-232.

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Sonic departures : the dramaturgy of fade-outs. / Parkinson, Thomas.

In: Theatre and Performance Design, Vol. 2, No. 3-4, 07.12.2016, p. 217-232.

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Parkinson, T 2016, 'Sonic departures: the dramaturgy of fade-outs', Theatre and Performance Design, vol. 2, no. 3-4, pp. 217-232. https://doi.org/10.1080/23322551.2016.1226069

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Parkinson, Thomas. / Sonic departures : the dramaturgy of fade-outs. In: Theatre and Performance Design. 2016 ; Vol. 2, No. 3-4. pp. 217-232.

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