Electronic and Computer Music

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ISBN-13:
9780199912599
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EPUB
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0
Autor:
Peter Manning
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Englisch
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In this new edition of the classic text on the evolution of electronic music, Peter Manning extends the definitive account of the medium from its birth to include key developments from the dawn of the 21st century to the present day. The scope of the many developments that have taken place since the late 1990s are considered in a series of new and updated chapters, including topics such as the development of the digital audio workstation, laptop music, the Internet, and the emergence of new performance interfaces. Emphasizing the functional characteristics of emerging technologies and their influence on the creative development of the medium, Manning covers key developments in both commercial and the non-commercial sectors to provide readers with the most comprehensive resource available on the evolution of this ever-expanding area of creativity.
In this new edition of the classic text on the evolution of electronic music, Peter Manning extends the definitive account of the medium from its birth to include key developments from the dawn of the 21st century to the present day. The scope of the many developments that have taken place since the late 1990s are considered in a series of new and updated chapters, including topics such as the development of the digital audio workstation, laptop music, the Internet, and the emergence of new performance interfaces. Emphasizing the functional characteristics of emerging technologies and their influence on the creative development of the medium, Manning covers key developments in both commercial and the non-commercial sectors to provide readers with the most comprehensive resource available on the evolution of this ever-expanding area of creativity.
Contents
List of Illustrations
Preface
About the Companion Website

1 The Background, to 1945

I. Developments from 1945 to 1960

2 Paris and Musique Concrète
3 Cologne and Electronische Musik
4 Milan and Elsewhere in Europe
5 America

II. New Horizons in Electronic Design

6 The Voltage-Controlled Synthesizer

III. The Electronic Repertory from 1960

7 Works for Tape
8 Live Electronic Music
9 Rock and Pop Electronic Music

IV. The Digital Revolution to 1980

10 The Foundations of Computer Music
11 From Computer Technology to Musical Creativity
12 The Microprocessor Revolution

V. Digital Audio

13 The Characteristics of Digital Audio

VI. MIDI

14 The Development of the MIDI Communications Protocol
From Analog to Digital: The Evolution of MIDI Hardware
16 From Microcomputer to Music Computer: The MIDI Perspective
17 Further Advances in Hardware Design
18 The Changing Fortunes of the MIDI Manufacturing Sector

VII. Desktop Synthesis and Signal Processing

19 From Minicomputer to Advanced Computer Workstation
20 The Personal Computer
21 The Digital Audio Workstation
22 Laptop Music and Related Activities
23 Synthesis, Signal Processing, and Spatialization
24 Performance Controllers: Evolution and Change

VIII. Global Networking

25 The Internet

26 Conclusion


Notes
Bibliography
Index
In this new edition of the classic text on the evolution of electronic music, Peter Manning extends the definitive account of the medium from its birth to include key developments from the dawn of the 21st century to the present day. The scope of the many developments that have taken place since the late 1990s are considered in a series of new and updated chapters, including topics such as the development of the digital audio workstation, laptop music, the Internet, and the emergence of new performance interfaces. Emphasizing the functional characteristics of emerging technologies and their influence on the creative development of the medium, Manning covers key developments in both commercial and the non-commercial sectors to provide readers with the most comprehensive resource available on the evolution of this ever-expanding area of creativity.

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