Chadabe, Joel

1997b

Electric Sound: The Past and Promise of Electronic Music

New Jersey: Prentice-Hall.

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Automated Composition ,  Genres and Categories [G&C] ,  Musicology of Electroacoustic Music [MEM] Performance Practice and Presentation [PPP] Sound Production and Manipulation [SPM]

Abstract:

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the history of electronic music, in a manner intended by the author to be clear and accessible to any interested person. Based on interviews with the leaders in the field, the themes addressed include: early electronic instruments, composing with recorded sound and sound recording media, sound synthesis, electronic music performance practice, digital sound processing, interactivity, as well as what the future might hold.

Table of contents:

1. The Early Instruments
2. The Great Opening Up of Music to All Sounds
3. Expansion of the Tape Music Idea
4. Out of the Studios
5. Computer Music
6. Synthesizers
7. The MIDI World
8. Inputs and Controls
9. Making Sound
10. Automata
11. Interaction
12. Where Are We Going?

All references of the same author:

(English)

Chadabe, Joel (1972). Le principe du voltage-control et ses implications pour le compositeur
Chadabe, Joel (1975). The Voltage-Controlled Synthesizer
Chadabe, Joel (1981). Paths to a Point in a Musical Landscape
Chadabe, Joel (1983). Interactive Composing: An Overview
Chadabe, Joel (1984). Interactive Composing: An Overview
Chadabe, Joel (1996). The History of Electronic Music as a Reflection of Structural Paradigms
Chadabe, Joel (1997a). The Electronic Music Foundation
Chadabe, Joel (1999a). The Performer is Us
Chadabe, Joel (1999b). A Brief Overview of Otto Laske's Work
Chadabe, Joel (2000a). Devices I have Known and Loved
Chadabe, Joel (2000b). Remarks on Computer Music Culture
Chadabe, Joel (2001). Preserving Performances of Electronic Music
Chadabe, Joel (2002). The Limitations of Mapping as a Structural Descriptive in Electronic Instruments
Chadabe, Joel (2003). Where We're Going
Chadabe, Joel (2004a). Electronic Music and Life
Chadabe, Joel (2004b). Look Around and Get Engaged

(Français)

Chadabe, Joel (1972). Le principe du voltage-control et ses implications pour le compositeur