Virtual Music: How the Web Got Wired for Sound

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Routledge, Jan 11, 2013 - Music - 232 pages
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Virtual Music: How the Web Got Wired for Sound is a personal story of how one composer has created new music on the web, a history of interactive music, and a guide for aspiring musicians who want to harness the new creative opportunities offered by web composing. Also includes a 4-page color insert.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 A BRIEF HISTORY OF INTERACTIVE MUSIC
1
A CASE STUDY IN MOTION
35
A CASE STUDY IN SPACE
45
CHAPTER 4 MUSIC ON THE WEB IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
59
A CASE STUDY IN TIME
89
CHAPTER 6 CELL PHONES AND SATELLITES
103
CHAPTER 7 ART AND ETHICS ONLINE
122
A CASE STUDY IN CRITICAL MASS
149
CHAPTER 9 VIRTUAL MUSIC
158
NOTES
171
BIBLIOGRAPHY
189
THE SOUND OF THE WEB AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY
199
INDEX
203
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About the author (2013)

William Duckworth has composed over 100 works, including his Time Curve Preludes for solo piano, and the choral work, Southern Harmony. A professor of music at Bucknell University, he teaches both music history and composition. He lives in West New York, NJ, and Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

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