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On Sonic Art (Contemporary Music Studies, V. 12) [Hardcover]

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In this newly revised book On Sonic Art, Trevor Wishart takes a wide-ranging look at the new developments in music-making and musical aesthetics made possible by the advent of the computer and digital information processing. His emphasis is on musical rather than technical matters. Beginning with a critical analysis of the assumptions underlying the Western musical tradition and the traditional acoustic theories of Pythagoras and Helmholtz, he goes on to look in detail at such topics as the musical organization of complex sound-objects, using and manipulating representational sounds and the various dimensions of human and non-human utterance. In so doing, he seeks to learn lessons from areas (poetry and sound-poetry, film, sound effects and animal communication) not traditionally associated with the field of music.
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Trevor Wishart is a composer, living and working in the North of England. His musical works cover a wide range, from environmental music events staged in spe

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Pages   357
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 6.75" Height: 9.75"
Weight:   1.85 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Publisher   Routledge
ISBN  371865847X  
ISBN13  9783718658473  

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