Durant, Alan

1990

A New Day for Music? Digital Technologies in Contemporary Music Making

In Hayward, P. (Ed.) Culture, Technology & Creativity in the Late Twentieth Century. London: John Libbey & Co.: 175-196.

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

MIDI Socio-Cultural Aspects of Electroacoustic Music

Abstract:

In this chapter, the author discusses the musical, social and cultural shifts that have taken place as a result of the emergence of digital technologies in music making. He gives particular focus to the emergence of MIDI and how such technology is bringing about a democratisation of music.