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How music works

Author: David Byrne
Publisher: San Francisco [Calif.] : McSweeneys, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inductee and co-founder of Talking Heads presents a celebration of music that offers insight into the roles of time, place and recording technology, discussing how evolutionary patterns of adaptations and responses to cultural and physical contexts have influenced music expression throughout history and culminated in the 20th century's transformative practices.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Byrne, David, 1952-
How music works.
San Francisco [Calif.] : McSweeneys, c2012
(OCoLC)746834427
Named Person: David Byrne
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Byrne
ISBN: 9781938073489 1938073487
OCLC Number: 811206321
Description: 1 online resource (345 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.)
Contents: Creation in reverse --
My life in performance --
Technology shapes music : analog --
Technology shapes music : digital --
In the recording studio --
Collaborations --
Business and finances --
How to make a scene --
Amateurs! --
Harmonia Mundi.
Responsibility: David Byrne.

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The Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inductee and co-founder of Talking Heads presents a celebration of music that offers insight into the roles of time, place and recording technology, discussing how evolutionary patterns of adaptations and responses to cultural and physical contexts have influenced music expression throughout history and culminated in the 20th century's transformative practices.

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"From the former Talking Heads frontman, a supremely intelligent, superbly written dissection of music as an art form and way of life...Byrne touches on all kinds of music from all ages and every Read more...

 
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