Electronic and Experimental Music: Technology, Music, and Culture
Electronic and Experimental Music: Technology, Music, and Culture provides a thorough treatment of the relevant history behind the marriage of technology and music that has led to the state of electronic music today. Beginning with an early history of electronic music before 1945, the book outlines key composers, inventions, and concepts, ranging from Edgard Varèse to Brian Eno; musique concrète to turntablism; and compositional techniques used in both analog and digital synthesis.
The third edition’s reader-friendly writing style, logical organization, and features provide easy access to key ideas, milestones, and concepts.
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The text is possibly a little dry in places to be called anything resembling a page-turner and focuses on experimental music collectives and studios (such as Mills College) to the detriment of overall ... Read full review