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Electronic and experimental music technology, music, and culture by Thom Holmes

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Electronic music -- History and criticism.,
  • Computer music -- History and criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [433]-448) and index.

StatementThom Holmes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML1380 .H64 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 462 p. :
Number of Pages462
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21557514M
ISBN 109780415957816, 9780415957823, 9780203929599
LC Control Number2007038213

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Annotation Electronic and Experimental Music details the history of electronic music throughout the world, and the people who created it. From the theory of sound production to key composers and instrument designers, this is a complete introduction to the genre from its early roots to the present technological explosion. Every major figure is covered including: Thaddeus Cahill, . 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. Book Description. Electronic and Experimental Music: Technology, Music, and Culture, Sixth Edition, presents an extensive history of electronic music—from its historical beginnings in the late nineteenth century to its everchanging present—recounting the musical ideas that arose in parallel with technological four parts, the author details the fundamentals of . In his book Electronic and Experimental Music, Thom Holmes recognises the Beatles' recording "Tomorrow Never Knows" as the song that "ushered in a new era in the use of electronic music in rock and pop music" due to the band's incorporation of tape loops and reversed and speed-manipulated tape tive forms: Ambient, dub, hip hop, krautrock, .

Electronic and Experimental Music: Technology, Music, and Culture, Fourth Edition provides a comprehensive history of electronic music, covering key composers, genres, and techniques used in both analog and digital synthesis. Book Description. 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.   Electronic and Experimental Music: Technology, Music, and Culture, Fourth Edition provides a comprehensive history of electronic music, covering key composers, genres, and techniques used in both analog and digital synthesis. This textbook has been greatly expanded and revised with the needs of both students and instructors in by: Electronic music: what it is, how it is made --A history of electronic music technology --Experimental music --Rock music and electronics --An electronic music record guide --Glossary of technical and musical terms --Information sources. Series Title: Scribner music library. Responsibility: Thomas B. Holmes.