Probably the earliest example of an ecological approach to audition. Vanderveer
describes the result of a protocol study in which people identified events
from the sounds they made.
Vicario, G. B. "Some Observations in the Auditory Field." In Organization
and Representation in Perception, edited by J. Beck. Hillsdale, NJ:
Lawrence Erlbaum, 1982.
Vicario identifies dependency relations, effects of context (embedded
figures), the concept of an auditory field, and completion phenomena in
the auditory mode of perception.