Music, Technology, and Culture
By (author) Timothy Dean Taylor
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Strange Sounds by Timothy Dean Taylor
Book DescriptionIn Strange Sounds, Timothy D. Taylor explains the wonder and anxiety provoked by a technological revolution that began in the 1940s and gathers steam daily. Taylor discusses the ultural role of technology, its use in making music, and the inevitable concerns about "authenticity" that arise from electronic music. Informative and highly entertaining for both music fans and scholars, Strange Sounds is a provocative look at how we perform, listen to, and understand music today.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415936842
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Timothy Dean Taylor
The sounds of capitalism, Paperback (March 2014)
From the early days of radio through the rise of television after World War II to the present, music has been used more and more to sell goods and establish brand identities. This book tells the history of music used in advertising in the United States and is an original contribution to this little-studied part of our cultural history.
Music, Sound, and Technology in America, Paperback (June 2012)
An anthology of primary documents that collects material from the end of the 19th century up through World War II on the material history of sound technologies and music in America. It is divided into three sections: on the phonograph, sound in the cinema (including musical accompaniment), and music on radio.
Strange Sounds, Hardback (November 2001)» View all books by Timothy Dean Taylor
How does technology affect the traditional craftsmanship of music? In this comprehensive study, Taylor examines the nature of technology, and its effects on the production and consumption of contemporary music.
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Author Biography - Timothy Dean Taylor
Timothy D. Taylor is Asssistant Professor of Music at Columbia University. He is author of Global Pop: World Music, World Markets, also published by Routledge.
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