Music Technology Products

  • Iannis Xenakis: Kraanerg

    1st Edition

    By James Harley

    Kraanerg by Iannis Xenakis is one of the most important works of the post-1950 era. James Harley, a leading Xenakis scholar, presents the genesis of Kraanerg, from the granting of the commission to the choreographer, to the selection of Xenakis as composer, to the premiere, recording, and…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2015-08-28
    Landmarks in Music Since 1950

  • Singing the Body Electric: The Human Voice and Sound Technology

    1st Edition

    By Miriama Young

    Singing the Body Electric explores the relationship between the human voice and technology, offering startling insights into the ways in which technological mediation affects our understanding of the voice, and more generally, the human body. From the phonautograph to magnetic tape and now to…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28

  • Music Education

    Navigating the Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clint Randles

    Education involving music is a multifaceted and ever-altering challenge. As new media, technologies, and pedagogies are developed, academics and practitioners must make sure that they are aware of current trends and where they might lead. This book features studies on the future of music education…

    Hardback – 2014-10-10
    Routledge Studies in Music Education

  • The Modern Percussion Revolution

    Journeys of the Progressive Artist, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Lewis, Gustavo Aguilar

    More than eighty years have passed since Edgard Varèse’s catalytic work for percussion ensemble, Ionisation, was heard in its New York premiere. A flurry of pieces for this new medium dawned soon after, challenging the established truths and preferences of the European musical tradition while…

    Hardback – 2014-06-09
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Loading the Silence: Australian Sound Art in the Post-Digital Age

    1st Edition

    By Linda Ioanna Kouvaras

    The experimentalist phenomenon of 'noise' as constituting 'art' in much twentieth-century music (paradoxically) reached its zenith in Cage’s (’silent’ piece) 4’33. But much post-1970s musical endeavour with an experimentalist telos, collectively known as 'sound art', has displayed a postmodern…

    Hardback – 2013-03-22

  • Hip-Hop Turntablism, Creativity and Collaboration

    1st Edition

    By Sophy Smith

    Armed only with turntables, a mixer and a pile of records, hip-hop DJs and turntable musicians have changed the face of music. However, whilst hip-hop has long been recognised as an influential popular culture both culturally and sociologically, hip-hop music is rarely taken seriously as an…

    Hardback – 2013-03-21
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Liveness in Modern Music

    Musicians, Technology, and the Perception of Performance, 1st Edition

    By Paul Sanden

    This study investigates the idea and practice of liveness in modern music. Understanding what makes music live in an ever-changing musical and technological terrain is one of the more complex and timely challenges facing scholars of current music, where liveness is typically understood to represent…

    Hardback – 2012-12-18
    Routledge Research in Music

  • The Art of Record Production

    An Introductory Reader for a New Academic Field, 1st Edition

    The playback of recordings is the primary means of experiencing music in contemporary society, and in recent years 'classical' musicologists and popular music theorists have begun to examine the ways in which the production of recordings affects not just the sound of the final product but also…

    Paperback – 2012-09-14

  • Bodily Expression in Electronic Music

    Perspectives on Reclaiming Performativity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deniz Peters, Gerhard Eckel, Andreas Dorschel

    In this book, scholars and artists explore the relation between electronic music and bodily expression from perspectives including aesthetics, philosophy of mind, phenomenology, dance and interactive performance arts, sociology, computer music and sonic arts, and music theory, transgressing…

    Hardback – 2012-02-02
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Blixa Bargeld and Einstürzende Neubauten: German Experimental Music

    'Evading do-re-mi', 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Shryane

    At the end of his life, Pierre Schaeffer commented that his musical and sound experiments had attempted to go beyond 'do-re-mi'. This had a direct bearing on Einstürzende Neubauten's musical philosophy and work, with the musicians always striving to extend the boundaries of music in sound,…

    Hardback – 2011-11-28
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Technology and the Gendering of Music Education

    1st Edition

    By Victoria Armstrong

    Critical of technologically determinist assumptions underpinning current educational policy, Victoria Armstrong argues that this growing technicism has grave implications for the music classroom where composition is often synonymous with the music technology suite. The use of computers and…

    Hardback – 2011-09-19

  • Modern Methods for Musicology

    Prospects, Proposals, and Realities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Crawford, Lorna Gibson

    Written by leading experts, this volume provides a picture of the realities of current ICT use in musicology as well as prospects and proposals for how it could be fruitfully used in the future. Through its coverage of topics spanning content-based sound searching/retrieval, sound and content…

    Hardback – 2009-07-28
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

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