Electric Sound: The Past and Promise of Electronic Music

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Prentice Hall, 1997 - Music - 370 pages
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With a truly global perspective, this vivid and readable narrative provides a comprehensive overview of the history of electronic music. The author draws upon his combined experience as composer, performer, researcher, entrepreneur, and teacher to provide insight into every aspect of electronic music, including the music itself, the instruments, and the business. Based on more than 150 interviews with leaders in the field, this book allows readers to understand how and why the musicians, engineers and businessmen did what they did to develop the modern synthesizer to its current state.

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two The Great Opening
three Expansion of the Tape Music Idea
four Out of the Studios

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