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Musimathics: The Mathematical Foundations of Music (Volume 1)

by Gareth Loy The MIT Press
Pub Date:
07/2011
ISBN:
9780262516556
Format:
Pbk 504 pages

“Mathematics can be as effortless as humming a tune, if you know the tune,” writes Gareth Loy. In Musimathics, Loy teaches us...

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Virtual Art: From Illusion to Immersion

by Oliver Grau The MIT Press
Pub Date:
08/2004
ISBN:
9780262572231
Format:
Pb+ 430 pages

Although many people view virtual reality as a totally new phenomenon, it has its foundations in an unrecognized history of immersive...

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Noise, Water, Meat: A History of Voice, Sound, and Aurality in the Arts

by Douglas Kahn The MIT Press
Pub Date:
10/2001
ISBN:
9780262611725
Format:
Pb+ 466 pages

'The dual task here is to listen through history to sound and through sound to history.' This interdisciplinary history and...

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Franz Liszt: Musician, Celebrity, Superstar

by Oliver Hilmes Yale University Press
Pub Date:
05/2018
ISBN:
9780300228755
Format:
Pb+ 368 pages

An engrossing new biography of the musical revolutionary who was the world’s first international megastar. Hungarian...

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Earth Sound Earth Signal: Energies and Earth Magnitude in the Arts

by Douglas Kahn University of California Press
Pub Date:
06/2013
ISBN:
9780520257559
Format:
Pb+ 344 pages

Earth Sound Earth Signal is a study of energies in aesthetics and the arts, from the birth of modern communications in the nineteenth...

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William Kentridge: Being Led by the Nose

by Jane Taylor University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
05/2017
ISBN:
9780226791203
Format:
Hbk 165 pages

South African artist William Kentridge’s drawings, films, books, installations, and collaborations with opera and theater companies...

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Emblems of Mind: The Inner Life of Music and Mathematics

by Edward Rothstein University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
04/2006
ISBN:
9780226729541
Format:
Pbk 284 pages

One is a science, the other an art; one useful, the other seemingly decorative, but mathematics and music share common origins...

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Banjo: America's African Instrument

by Laurent Dubois Belknap Press
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9780674047846
Format:
Hbk 384 pages

The banjo has been called by many names over its history, but they all refer to the same sound—strings humming over skin—that...

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Music after the Fall: Modern Composition and Culture since 1989

by Tim Rutherford-Johnson University of California Press
Pub Date:
12/2016
ISBN:
9780520283152
Format:
Pb+ 368 pages

Music after the Fall is the first book to survey contemporary Western art music within the transformed political, cultural, and...

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Ways of Hearing

by Damon Krukowski The MIT Press
Pub Date:
03/2019
ISBN:
9780262039642
Format:
Pbk 136 pages

A writer-musician examines how the switch from analog to digital audio is changing our perceptions of time, space, love, money,...

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Mood Music: Meditation: Chill Out for Quiet Moments

by Roland Roberts Crown House Publishing
Pub Date:
05/2004
ISBN:
9781904424444
Format:
Cd 0 pages

Music has been shown, in some cases, to have a profound effect on our ability to learn. Roland Roberts follows up his best-selling...

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John Cage

by Julia Robinson The MIT Press
Pub Date:
07/2011
ISBN:
9780262516303
Format:
Pb+ 232 pages

John Cage (1912–1992) defined a radical practice of composition that changed the course of modern music and shaped a new conceptual...

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Blue Notes in Black and White: Photography and Jazz

by Benjamin Cawthra University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
10/2013
ISBN:
9780226100746
Format:
Pb+ 360 pages

Miles Davis, supremely cool behind his shades. Billie Holiday, eyes closed and head tilted back in full cry. John Coltrane, one...

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Clara Schumann: The Artist and the Woman

by Nancy B. Reich Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
06/2001
ISBN:
9780801486371
Format:
Pb+ 416 pages

Winner of the ASCAP–Deems Taylor Award, Clara Schumann has become a classic since its publication in 1985. For this new edition...

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Music in the Moment

by Jerrold Levinson Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
11/2007
ISBN:
9780801474293
Format:
Pb+ 196 pages

“Jerrold Levinson’s new book, Music in the Moment, makes a major contribution to the now flourishing field of philosophy of music....

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