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Encyclopedia of recorded sound. Vol. 1, A-L

Author: Frank W Hoffmann; Howard Ferstler
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2005.
Series: Encyclopedia of recorded sound
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

This is an A-Z reference work covering the entire history of recorded sound from Edison discs to CDs and MP3. Entries range from technical terms (Acoustics; Quadraphonic) to recording genres (blues,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Encyclopedia of recorded sound.
New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2005
(DLC) 2003026491
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank W Hoffmann; Howard Ferstler
ISBN: 0203484274 9780203484272
OCLC Number: 648136753
Notes: Revised edition of: Encyclopedia of recorded sound in the United States. 1993.
Description: 1 online resource (2,557 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: AUDIO COMPANIES: Acoustic Research; Advent; Alabama Phonograph Co; Allgemeine Elektrizitats Gesellschaft (Aeg); Ampex; Berliner Gramophone Co; Dynaco; Electro-Voice; Gruning; Harman International; Klh Corporation; Liquidaudio; Magnetophon; Marantz; Nakamichi; Panasonic; Realaudio; Revox; Sony; Teac; Yamaha GENRES: Accordion Recordings; Acid Jazz; Adult Contemporary; Alternative Rock; Animal Imitations: Bass And Drums; Big Band; British Invasion; Car Songs; Clarinet Recordings; Do It Yourself (Diy); Doo-Wop; Funk; Girl Groups; Gospel; Grunge; Heavy Metal; Jazz; Minimalism; Musique Concrete; Progressive Rock; Psychedelic; Punk Rock; Rap/Hip Hop; Reggae; Teen Idols LABELS: A & M Records; Aeolian Vocalion; Angel; Arista; Asylum; Barking Pumpkin; Bear Family; Broadside; Chrysalis; Columbia; Commodore; Decca; Def Jam; Edison; Elektra; Folkways Records; Hathut; Hi; Interscope; Island; Kapp; King; Mercury; Milestone; Motown; Okeh; Preiser; Red Bird; Rich-R-Tone; Roulette; Rounder; Starday; Telarc; Tommy Boy; Vanguard; Veejay; Victor; Virgin; Zon-O-Phone; PRODUCERS/EXECUTIVES: Abrahamson, Herb; Adler, Lou; Azoff, Irving; Babyface (Edmonds, Kenny); Blackwell, Chris; Bradley, Owen; Branson, Richard; Combs, Sean "Puffy"; Edwards, Bernard; Gamble And Huff; Geffen, David; Grauer, William; Hammond, John; Holland/Dozier/Holland; Holzman, Jac; Law, Don; Levy, Morris; Miller, Mitch; Most, Mickie; Ostin, Mo; Peer, Ralph; Petty, Norman; Phillips, Sam; Rodgers, Nile; Rose, Fred; Sherrill, Billy; Spector, Phil; Thiele, Bob; Titelman, Russ; Wexler, Jerry; Zaentz, Saul; RECORDING ARTISTS: Abba; Abbado, Claudio; Acuff, Roy; Afrika Bambattaa; Albanese, Licia; Allman Brothers; Ammons, Albert; Animals; Ansermet, Ernest; Avalon, Frankie; Baker, Chet; Barretto, Ray; Bee Gees; Bernstein, Leonard; Bjork; Blades, Reuben; Booker T. & The Mgs; Boone, Pat; Boyz Ii Men; Clash; Cleveland Symphony Orchestra; Clinton, George; Coleman, Michael; Coleman, Ornette; Corea, Chick; Dead Kennedys; Dion, Celine; Dixie Chicks; Dr. Dre; Eno, Brian; Europe, James Reese; Gleason, Jackie; Gluck, Alma; Horowitz, Vladimir; Iturbi, Jose; Jackson, Janet; Jackson, Mahalia; Johnson, Lonnie; Jones, George; Judas Priest; Kennedy, Nigel; Kostelanetz, Andre; Lee, Brenda; Lee, Peggy; Lehrer, Tom; Lenya, Lotte; Marley, Bob; Mancini, Henry; Masur, Kurt; Mulligan, Gerry; N Sync; N.W.A; Nirvana; Norman, Jessye; Nugent, Ted; Orbison, Roy; Osbourne, Ozzy; Partridge Family; Pavarotti, Luciano; Piazzolla, Astor; Redding, Otis; Riley, Teddy; Schulze, Klaus; Selena; Sex Pistols; Shankar, Ravi; Skillet Lickers; Snoop Doggy Dogg; Spivey, Victoria; Stanley Brothers; Steely Dan; Summer, Donna; Sun Ra; Supremes; Tiny Tim; Turner, Big Joe; Twain, Shania; Velvet Underground; Washington, Grover Jr; Watson, Doc; Winter, Paul; Wonder, Stevie; Wynette, Tammy; Xtc; Yoakum, Dwight; Zappa, Frank; Zimbalist, Efrem, Zorn, John TERMS: A & B Switch; Absorption; Acetate Disc; Acoustic Feedback; Acoustic R
Series Title: Encyclopedia of recorded sound
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of recorded sound in the United States.
Responsibility: edited by Frank Hoffmann ; Howard Ferstler, technical editor.


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