Capturing Sound: How Technology Has Changed Music

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University of California Press, Oct 7, 2010 - Music - 320 pages
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There is more to sound recording than just recording sound. Far from being simply a tool for the preservation of music, the technology is a catalyst. In this award-winning text, Mark Katz provides a wide-ranging, deeply informative, consistently entertaining history of recording's profound impact on the musical life of the past century, from Edison to the Internet. Fully revised and updated, this new edition adds coverage of mashups and Auto-Tune, explores recent developments in file-sharing, and includes an expanded conclusion and bibliography.

Find illustrative sound and film clips on the new companion website at www.ucpress.edu/go/capturingsound
 

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Contents

CaPTuring Jazz
80
The rise and fall of Grammophonmusik
109
MusiC in 1s and
146
lisTening in CybersPaCe
177
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Mark Katz is Associate Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and the author of the forthcoming Groove Music.

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