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Electronic and Computer Music

Peter Manning


In this new edition of the classic text on the history and 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. After explaining the antecedents of electronic music from the turn of the 20th century to the Second World War, Manning discusses the emergence of the early ‘classical’ studios of the 1950s, and the subsequent evolution of more advanced analogue technologies during the 1960s and ‘70s, leading in turn to the birth and development of the MIDI synthesizer ... More

Keywords: electronic music, computer music, software, hardware, digital media, computing technologies, personal music, audio synthesis, signal processing, Internet

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199746392
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746392.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Manning, author
University of Durham

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