Strange Sounds: Music, Technology & Culture

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Routledge, 2001 - Music - 278 pages
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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.

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Contents

Music Technology Agency and Practice
15
Postwar Music and the Technoscientific Imaginary
59
Men Machines and Music in the SpaceAge 1950s
83
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Timothy D. Taylor is Asssistant Professor of Music at Columbia University. He is author of Global Pop: World Music, World Markets, also published by Routledge.

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