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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
At the end of his life, Pierre Schaeffer commented that his musical and sound experiments had attempted to go beyond 'do-re-mi'. This had a direct bearing on EinstÃ¼rzende Neubauten's musical philosophy and work, with the musicians always striving to extend the boundaries of music in sound, instrumentation and purpose. The group are one of the few... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95
Written by an active composer, performer and educator, Sonic Art: An Introduction to Electroacoustic Music Composition provides a clear and informative introduction to the compositional techniques behind electroacoustic music. It brings together theory, aesthetics, context and practical applications to allow students to start thinking about sound... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Critical of technologically determinist assumptions underpinning current educational policy, Victoria Armstrong argues that this growing technicism has grave implications for the music classroom where composition is often synonymous with the music technology suite. The use of computers and associated compositional software in music education is frequently... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
Media, Materiality and Memory: Grounding the Groove examines the entwinement of material music objects, technology and memory in relation to a range of independent record labels, including Sarah Records, Ghost Box and Finders Keepers. Moving from Edison?s phonograph to digital music files, from record collections to online archives, Roy argues that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Electronic and Experimental Music: Technology, Music, and Culture provides a comprehensive history of electronic music, covering key composers, genres, and techniques used in analog and digital synthesis. This textbook has been extensively revised with the needs of students and instructors in mind. The reader-friendly style, logical organization,... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 14.99
Joining the ranks of Please Kill Me and Can?t Stop Won?t Stop comes this definitive chronicle of one of the hottest trends in popular culture?electronic dance music?from the noted authority covering the scene. It is the sound of the millennial generation, the music ?defining youth culture of the 2010s? ( Rolling Stone ). Rooted in American techno/house... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 17.99
The most familiar format of electronic dance music is the DJ set. Performed live with turntables, headphones, twelve-inch vinyl records, and a mixing board, these performances are largely improvised, evolving in response to the demands of a particular situation through interaction with a dancing audience. In Playing with Something that Runs , author... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 159.99
What does it mean to interact with sound? How does interactivity alter our experience as creators and listeners? What does the future hold for interactive musical and sonic experiences? This book answers these questions with newly-commissioned chapters that explore the full range of interactive audio in games, performance, design, and practice. more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 24.99
Refining Sound is a practical roadmap to the complexities of creating sounds on modern synthesizers. As author, veteran synthesizer instructor Brian K. Shepard draws on his years of experience in synthesizer pedagogy in order to peel back the often-mysterious layers of sound synthesis one-by-one. The result is a book which allows readers to familiarize... more...