Electric Sound: The Past and Promise of Electronic Music. Front Cover. Joel Chadabe. Prentice Hall, – Music – pages. Electric Sound: The Past and Promise of Electronic Music. Joel Chadabe, State University of New York, Albany. © |Pearson | Available. Share this page. Joel Chadabe, Electric Sound: The Past and Promise of Electronic Music (New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, ), pp. ISBN 0 13 0; and Paul Theberge.

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Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources. Aaron rated it really liked it Feb 03, It does not assault the listener with grandiose ideas and self-indulgent technical prowess. The author devised a unique approach to writing this book: Dound This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: Overview Features Contents Order Overview.

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Electric Sound: The Past and Promise of Electronic Music

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Based on more than interviews with leaders in the field, this book allows readers to understand how and why the musicians, engineers and businessmen did what they did to develop the modern synthesizer to its current state. Even ones that didn’t use electronics in their compositions.


Electric Sound: The Past and Promise of Electronic Music by Joel Chadabe

Subtitled ThePast and Promise of ElectronicMusic, the book relies on primary research to deliver a comprehensive historical survey and paints a landscape of the wide variety of practice, experimentation and achievement in the field. None of your libraries hold this item.

C43 Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries We don’t recognize your username or password. These online bookshops told us they have this item: This was part of my introduction to electronic music and I loved every second of it.

The author draws upon his combined experience as composer, performer, researcher, entrepreneur, and teacher to provide insight into every aspect of electronic It also creates an inexhaustible resource for citations electricc fact that will not escape the scrupulous attention of students, who will find first-hand intellectual food for the preparation of their theses here. Ryan Page rated it really liked it Jan 31, With a truly global perspective, this vivid and readable narrative provides a comprehensive overview of the history of electronic music.

Peebles creates an ethereal, mystical atmosphere, evoking a chavabe of drifting images.

Notes Includes bibliographical references pages and index. Another surprise I learned about with this book is 20th century composers and their roots. Stephen McCaul rated it really liked it Nov 17, Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus.

Couldn’t put it down. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Billy Moroney rated it it was ok Mar 02, Ola rated it liked it Apr 13, Skip to content Skip to search. Gregg Janman rated it really liked it Sep 26, The pieces incorporate themes of nature and elecctric the cycles of change, sounv for their richness on the improvisational interplay of the musicians. Provides a comprehensive overview of electronic music, from the Telharmonium at the turn of the soumd to the MIDI synthesizer of the s.

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The University of Melbourne. Margaret rated it it was ok Mar 19, elecgric Arlene Athena rated it really liked it Nov 25, My cousin gave me this book when I visited him in the Netherlands where he was studying electric sound, and this book was used as a cyadabe, so maybe some people will find the content dry and academic.

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But I loved how it started from the beginnings of electric sound, and I was captivated by the early inventions.