The Recording Angel: Music, Records and Culture from Aristotle to Zappa, Second Edition / Edition 2

The Recording Angel: Music, Records and Culture from Aristotle to Zappa, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Evan Eisenberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300099045

ISBN-13: 9780300099041

Pub. Date: 06/10/2005

Publisher: Yale University Press


First published in 1987 and now considered a classic, The Recording Angel charts the ways in which the phonograph and its cousins have transformed our culture. In a new Afterword, Evan Eisenberg shows how digital technology, file trading, and other recent developments are accelerating—or reversing—these trends. Influential and provocative, …  See more details below

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First published in 1987 and now considered a classic, The Recording Angel charts the ways in which the phonograph and its cousins have transformed our culture. In a new Afterword, Evan Eisenberg shows how digital technology, file trading, and other recent developments are accelerating—or reversing—these trends. Influential and provocative, The Recording Angel is required reading for anyone who cares about the effect recording has had—and will have—on our experience of music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300099041
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
06/10/2005
Edition description:
Expanded Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,057,430
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1Clarence1
2Music becomes a thing9
3Tomas29
4Ceremonies of a solitary35
5The social record57
6The Cyrano machine71
7Glenn Gould82
8Phonography89
9Nina132
10Canned catharsis144
11Saul172
12Deus ex machina186
Afterword to the Italian edition (1996)211
Finale quasi una fantasia (2004)217

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