Electronic and experimental music : technology, music, and culture (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Electronic and experimental music : technology, music, and culture

Author: Thom Holmes
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Electronic and Experimental Music provides a thorough treatment of the history of technology and music. The third edition incorporates a contemporary pedagogical design, offering a variety of learning aids to help readers understand and review basic concepts, history, and milestones in electronic music.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2007038213
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thom Holmes
ISBN: 9780203929599 0203929594 9780415957816 0415957818 9780415957823 0415957826 9781135906122 1135906122 9781135906160 1135906165 9781135906177 1135906173 9786611260545 6611260544 9781281260543 1281260541
OCLC Number: 261480832
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 462 pages)
Contents: Early history: predecessors and pioneers (1874 to 1960). Electronic music before 1945 ; Early electronic music in Europe ; Early electronic music in the United States ; Early electronic music in Japan --
Analog synthesis and instruments. Tape composition and fundamental concepts of electronic music ; Early synthesizers and experimenters ; Principles of analog synthesis and voltage control ; The voltage-controlled synthesizer ; The evolution of analog synthesizers --
Digital synthesis and computer music. Early computer music (1953-1985) ; The microprocessor revolution (1975-90) ; Principles of computer music ; The evolution of computer musical instruments and software --
The music. Classical and experimental music ; Live electronic music and ambient music ; Rock, space age pop, and turntablism.
Responsibility: Thom Holmes.
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