Kasdan, Leonard, Appleton, Jon H.

1989

Tradition and Change: The Case of Music

In Heifetz, R. J. (ed,) On the Wires of Our Nerves: The Art of Electroacoustic Music. London: Associated University Press: 17-27.

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Socio-Cultural Aspects of Electroacoustic Music Electroacoustic Music

Abstract:

In this essay, the authors discuss the effect of modernisation on musical culture, how electroacoustic music can be viewed as a direct reflection of western technology and intellectual development, and call for a greater focus on the study of the far-reaching cultural implications of the contemporary technological revolution.