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Strange Sounds - Music, Technology and Culture (Hardcover) Loot Price: R2,515
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Strange Sounds - Music, Technology and Culture (Hardcover): Timothy Dean Taylor
Strange Sounds - Music, Technology and Culture (Hardcover): Timothy Dean Taylor

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Strange Sounds - Music, Technology and Culture (Hardcover)

Timothy Dean Taylor

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Clearly technology has added a "voice" to music, but how does that voice affect the traditional human craftsmanship of music? In other words, can the music created still be called one's own? In Strange Sounds, Timothy Taylor addresses the anxieties provoked by technology's role in music composition since World War II. In this accessible and comprehensive study, Taylor discusses the nature of technology, its use in making music, and the inevitable fears of losing one's agency further with the new digital technologies being developed. From the early tape music of France and the "space age pop" of 1950s America to the numerous electronic dance music genres of today that detour into "illegal" activities like those argued in lawsuits over the sampling of traditional folk music, and the trance club scenes in cities like New York and London that have become synonymous with the drug ecstasy, technology has irrevocably penetrated the production and consumption of contemporary music.

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Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Country of origin: United States
Release date: November 2001
First published: October 2001
Authors: Timothy Dean Taylor
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 24mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Unsewn / adhesive bound
Pages: 224
ISBN-13: 978-0-415-93683-5
Barcode: 9780415936835
Categories: Books > Computing & IT > Applications of computing > Audio processing
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LSN: 0-415-93683-7

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