International History of the Recording Industry / Edition 1

International History of the Recording Industry / Edition 1

by Pekka Gronow, Ilpo Saunio
     
 

ISBN-10: 030470590X

ISBN-13: 9780304705900

Pub. Date: 07/26/1999

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

This comprehensive guide to the history of recording industries combines the technical history of the recording process and the industry that gre up to support it, with the history of the musical, vocal, and spoken repertoire that developed in parallel with recording. Updated and revised from teh critically acclaimed Finnish edition, it is the only generic history

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This comprehensive guide to the history of recording industries combines the technical history of the recording process and the industry that gre up to support it, with the history of the musical, vocal, and spoken repertoire that developed in parallel with recording. Updated and revised from teh critically acclaimed Finnish edition, it is the only generic history of recording currently available in English and of immense value to all students of cultural history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780304705900
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
07/26/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1The Song of the Future1
2The Gramophone Conquers the World8
3The Microphone and Gramophone Fever36
4Depression and Resurgence57
5From the Copyright Wars to the World War83
6The Age of the LP95
7The Age of Growth135
8The Digital Era187
9A Hundred Years of Recorded Sound213
Epilogue: Wanda Landowska and the Little White Dog218
Bibliography219
Index226

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