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Electronic and Experimental Music: Technology, Music, and Culture

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ISBN-10: 113879273X

ISBN-13: 9781138792739

Edition: 2015

Authors: Thom Holmes

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Electronic and Experimental Music: Technology, Music, and Culture provides a comprehensive history of electronic music, covering key composers, genres, and techniques used in both analog and digital synthesis. This textbook has been extensively revised with the needs of both students and instructors in mind. The fifth edition's reader friendly style, logical organization, and pedagogical features provide easy access to key ideas, milestones, and concepts. New to this edition Streaming audio online companion, curated by the author, featuring key examples of electronic music, both historical and contemporary. Listening Guides providing a moment-by-moment annotated exploration of key works of electronic music, including examples found on the companion streaming audio website. New chapter: Contemporary Practices in Electronic Music Composition, discusses the way in which current practitioners use computers to compose electronic music today. Expanded discussions of classic electronic music in the United Kingdom, Italy, Latin America, and Asia, expanding the global representation of the history of electronic music. Expanded discussion of early experiments with jazz and electronic music. Expanded discussion of the roots of electronic rock music. Additional accounts of the vastly under-reported contributions of women composers in the field, including new discussions of Daphne Oram, Eliane Radigue, Delia Derbyshire, Lily Greenham, Teresa Rampazzi, and Jacqueline Nova. Additional photos, scores, and illustrations throughout. The Companion Website includes a number of student and instructor resources, such as additional Listening Guides, links to streaming audio examples, video resources on the Internet, PowerPoint slides, and interactive quizzes.
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Book details

List price: $54.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 582
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.574
Language: English