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Holmes, Thom
Electronic and experimental music : technology, music, and culture / Thom Holmes
3rd ed
New York : Routledge, 2008
book jacket
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 4th Floor  ML1380 .H64 2008    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Electronic music -- History and criticism
Computer music -- History and criticism
Avant-garde (Music) -- History and criticism
Physical Description xviii, 462 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [433]-448) and index
Contents Early history: predecessors and pioneers (1874 to 1960). Electronic music before 1945 ; Early electronic music in Europe ; Early electronic music in the United States ; Early electronic music in Japan -- Analog synthesis and instruments. Tape composition and fundamental concepts of electronic music ; Early synthesizers and experimenters ; Principles of analog synthesis and voltage control ; The voltage-controlled synthesizer ; The evolution of analog synthesizers -- Digital synthesis and computer music. Early computer music (1953-1985) ; The microprocessor revolution (1975-90) ; Principles of computer music ; The evolution of computer musical instruments and software -- The music. Classical and experimental music ; Live electronic music and ambient music ; Rock, space age pop, and turntablism

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