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Strange Sounds: Music, Technology and Culture
     

Strange Sounds: Music, Technology and Culture

by Timothy D Taylor
 

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ISBN-10: 0415936845

ISBN-13: 9780415936842

Pub. Date: 10/12/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In Strange Sounds, Timothy D. Taylor explains the wonder and anxiety provoked by a technological revolution that began in the 1940s and gathers steam daily. Taylor discusses the ultural role of technology, its use in making music, and the inevitable concerns about "authenticity" that arise from electronic music. Informative and highly entertaining for both

Overview

In Strange Sounds, Timothy D. Taylor explains the wonder and anxiety provoked by a technological revolution that began in the 1940s and gathers steam daily. Taylor discusses the ultural role of technology, its use in making music, and the inevitable concerns about "authenticity" that arise from electronic music. Informative and highly entertaining for both music fans and scholars, Strange Sounds is a provocative look at how we perform, listen to, and understand music today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415936842
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/12/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Examples, Figures and Tables
Acknowledgements
1. Will the Revolution Be Digitalized
2. Music, Technology, Agency, Practice
Time
3. Postwar Music and the Technoscientific Imaginary
4. Men, Machines, and Music in the Space-Age 1950s
Technostalgia
Space
6. A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery
7. Music at Home, Politics Afar
8. Turn On, Tune In, Trance Out
9. Anxiety, Consumption, and Agency
References
Index

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