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Electronic and computer music - fourth edition

Author: Peter Manning
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English

In this new edition of the classic text on the history and evolution of electronic music, Peter Manning extends the definitive account of the medium from its birth to include key developments from  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Manning
ISBN: 0199746397 9780199746392
OCLC Number: 859795119
Notes: The fourth edition of this classic text considers the many new developments in electronic music in the first years of the 21st century. With a preface, notes, bibliography and index. 20 illustrations. Graphs.
Description: xii, 543 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents ; List of Illustrations ; Preface ; About the Companion Website ; 1 The Background, to 1945 ; I. Developments from 1945 to 1960 ; 2 Paris and Musique Concrete ; 3 Cologne and Electronische Musik ; 4 Milan and Elsewhere in Europe ; 5 America ; II. New Horizons in Electronic Design ; 6 The Voltage-Controlled Synthesizer ; III. The Electronic Repertory from 1960 ; 7 Works for Tape ; 8 Live Electronic Music ; 9 Rock and Pop Electronic Music ; IV. The Digital Revolution to 1980 ; 10 The Foundations of Computer Music ; 11 From Computer Technology to Musical Creativity ; 12 The Microprocessor Revolution ; V. Digital Audio ; 13 The Characteristics of Digital Audio ; VI. MIDI ; 14 The Development of the MIDI Communications Protocol ; From Analog to Digital: The Evolution of MIDI Hardware ; 16 From Microcomputer to Music Computer: The MIDI Perspective ; 17 Further Advances in Hardware Design ; 18 The Changing Fortunes of the MIDI Manufacturing Sector ; VII. Desktop Synthesis and Signal Processing ; 19 From Minicomputer to Advanced Computer Workstation ; 20 The Personal Computer ; 21 The Digital Audio Workstation ; 22 Laptop Music and Related Activities ; 23 Synthesis, Signal Processing, and Spatialization ; 24 Performance Controllers: Evolution and Change ; VIII. Global Networking ; 25 The Internet ; 26 Conclusion ; Notes ; Bibliography ; Index
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