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Author Th├ęberge, Paul.

Title Any sound you can imagine : making music/consuming technology / Paul Th├ęberge.

Published Hanover, NH : Wesleyan University Press : University Press of New England, 1997.


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Physical description x, 293 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Music culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-283) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction: Technology, Consumption, and Musical Practice -- 2. The Industrial Context of a "Revolution" in Marketing and Design -- 3. Invention and Innovation in Electronic Instrument Design -- 4. Consumption and "Democratization": Digital Synthesizers, Sounds, and MIDI -- 5. Music Periodicals, the Instrument Industry, and the Musicians' Community -- 6. Communication Networks and User Groups: A Musical Democracy? -- 7. Music/Technology/Practice: Musical Knowledge in Action -- 8. The New "Sound" of Music: Technology and Changing Concepts of Music -- 9. "Live" and Recorded: MIDI Sequencing, the Home Studio, and Copyright -- 10. Conclusion: Toward a New Model of Musical Production and Consumption.
Summary Theberge places recent technological developments within a broad social and historical perspective to illuminate the changing relationships between musical concepts, styles, and technology.
Subject Electronic musical instruments.
Music and technology.
Computer sound processing.
ISBN 0819553077 (cloth : alk. paper)
0819563099 (paper : alk. paper)