0
Your cart

Your cart is empty

Books > Arts & Architecture > Music > Musical scores, lyrics & libretti

Buy Now

Pictures of Sound - One Thousand Years of Educed Audio - 980 -1980 (Hardcover) Loot Price: R691
Discovery Miles 6 910
You Save: R182 (21%)
  • This item is a special order that could take a long time to obtain.

Pictures of Sound - One Thousand Years of Educed Audio - 980 -1980 (Hardcover): Patrick Feaster
Pictures of Sound - One Thousand Years of Educed Audio - 980 -1980 (Hardcover): Patrick Feaster

Share your images

Pictures of Sound - One Thousand Years of Educed Audio - 980 -1980 (Hardcover)

Patrick Feaster

 (sign in to rate)
List price R873 Loot Price R691 Discovery Miles 6 910 | Repayment Terms: R64 pm x 12* You Save R182 (21%)

Bookmark and Share

Our supplier does not have stock of this product at present, but we can create a special order for you. Alternatively, if you add it to your wishlist we will send you an email message should it become available from stock. Special orders from this supplier are normally fulfilled within 31 - 41 working days. Please note:

  • Special order items cannot be combined on an order with other items.
  • Special orders can sometimes take significantly longer than this estimate and sometimes our suppliers may be unable to fill a special order.
  • We cannot accept returns of special order titles.
  • If we haven't been able to get the product for you within about 3 months, we will automatically cancel the order and fully refund any payments that you have made.

New to special orders? Find out more.

Over the past 1,000 years, countless images have been created to depict sound in forms that theoretically could be "played" just as though they were modern sound recordings. Now, for the first time in history, this compilation uses innovative digital techniques to convert historic "pictures of sound" dating back as far as the Middle Ages directly into meaningful audio. It contains the world's oldest known "sound recordings" in the sense of sound vibrations automatically recorded out of the air--the groundbreaking phonautograms recorded in Paris by Edouard-Leon Scott de Martinville in the 1850s and 1860s--as well as the oldest gramophone records available anywhere for listening today, including inventor Emile Berliner's recitation of "Der Handschuh," played back from an illustration in a magazine, which international news media recently proclaimed to be the oldest audible "record" in the tradition of 78s and vintage vinyl. Other highlights include the oldest known recording of identifiable words spoken in the English language (1878) and the world's oldest surviving "trick recording" (1889). "Pictures of Sound" pursues the thread even further by "playing" everything from medieval music manuscripts to historic telegrams, and from seventeenth-century barrel organ programs to eighteenth-century "notations" of Shakespearean recitation. In short, this isn't just another collection of historical audio--it redefines what "historical audio" is.

General

Imprint: Distributed Art Publishers
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2013
First published: July 2013
Authors: Patrick Feaster
Dimensions: 210 x 260 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Cloth over boards
Pages: 144
ISBN-13: 978-1-938922-23-7
Barcode: 9781938922237
Categories: Promotions
Books > Arts & Architecture > Art forms, treatments & subjects > Drawing & drawings
Books > Arts & Architecture > Art forms, treatments & subjects > Drawing & drawings > General
Books > Arts & Architecture > Music > Musical scores, lyrics & libretti
Books > Music > Musical scores, lyrics & libretti
LSN: 1-938922-23-9

Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate? Let us know about it.

Does this product have an incorrect or missing image? Send us a new image.

Is this product missing categories? Add more categories.

Review This Product

No reviews yet - be the first to create one!

Loyalty partners