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Music, sound, and the laboratory from 1750-1980

Author: Alexandra Hui; Julia Kursell; Myles W Jackson
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Series: Osiris (Bruges, Belgium), 2nd ser. v. 28.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The understanding of sound underwent profound changes with the advent of laboratory science in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This volume explores the manifold transformations of sound  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Music, sound, and the laboratory from 1750-1980.
Chicago, Illinois : University of Chicago Press, 2013
(OCoLC)809911087
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Hui; Julia Kursell; Myles W Jackson
ISBN: 022605375X 9780226053752 9780226175621 0226175626
OCLC Number: 1102812895
Description: 1 online resource (303 pages : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Music, sound, and the laboratory from 1750 to 1980 / Alexandra Hui, Julia Kursell, and Myles W. Jackson --
Techniques of evidence --
Thomas Young's Musical Optics: Translating Sound into Light / Peter Pesic --
The electrical imagination: sound analogies, equivalent circuits, and the rise of electroacoustics, 1863-1939 / Roland Wittje --
The aesthetics of the signal: noise research in long-wave radio communications / Daniel Gethmann --
Listening to the Cold War: the nuclear test ban negotiations, seismology, and psychoacoustics, 1958-1963 / Axel Volmar --
Phenomenotechnique of sound --
Mineral sound or missing fundamental: cultural history as signal analysis / Bernhard Siegert --
Changeable ears: Ernst Mach's and Max Planck's studies of accommodation in hearing / Alexandra Hui --
The audiovisual field in Bruce Nauman's videos / Armin Schäfer --
Camera silenta: time experiments, media networks, and the experience of organlessness / Henning Schmidgen --
Circulation of sound objects --
Experiments on tone color in music and acoustics: Helmholtz, Schoenberg, and klangfarbenmelodie / Julia Kursell --
Craftsmen-turned-scientists? The circulation of explicit and working knowledge in musical-instrument making, 1880-1960 / Sonja Petersen --
Listening to the piano pedal: acoustics and pedagogy in late nineteenth-century contexts / Elfrieda Hiebert --
"A towering virtue of necessity": interdisciplinarity and the rise of computer music at Vietnam-era Stanford / Cyrus C.M. Mody and Andrew J. Nelson --
Toward a new organology: instruments of music and science / John Tresch and Emily I. Dolan --
Notes on contributors.
Series Title: Osiris (Bruges, Belgium), 2nd ser. v. 28.
Responsibility: edited by Alexandra Hui, Julia Kursell, and Myles W. Jackson.

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