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Title The Cambridge companion to recorded music / edited by Nicholas Cook ... [et al.].

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    789.912 CAM    Available
Description xvii, 359 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Cambridge companions to music
Cambridge companions to music.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-344) discography (p. 345-348) and index.
Contents Introduction / the editors -- Learning to live with recording / Susan Tomes -- A short take in praise of long takes / Peter Hill -- Performing for (and against) the microphone / Donald Greig -- Producing a credible vocal / Mike Howlett -- It could have happened : the evolution of music construction / Steve Savage -- Recording practices and the role of the producer / Andrew Blake -- Still small voices / Jonathan Freeman-Attwood -- Broadening horizons : 'performance' in the studio / Michael Haas -- Getting sounds : the art of sound engineering / Albin Zak -- Limitations and creativity in recording and performance / Martyn Ware -- Records and recordings in post-punk England, 1978-80 / Richard Witts -- The politics of the recording studio : a case study from South Africa / Louise Meintjes -- From Lanza to Lassus / Tully Potter -- From wind-up to iPod : techno-cultures of listening / Arild Bergh and Tia DeNora -- A matter of circumstance : on experiencing recordings / Martin Elste -- Selling sounds : recordings and the record business / David Patmore -- Revisiting concert life in the mid-century : the survival of acetate discs / Lewis Foreman -- The development of recording technologies / George Brock-Nannestad -- Raiders of the lost archive / Roger Beardsley -- The original cast recording of West Side Story / Nigel Simeone -- The recorded document : interpretation and discography / Simon Trezise -- One man's approach to remastering / Ted Kendall -- Technology, the studio, music / Nick Mason -- Reminder : a recording is not a performance / Roger Heaton -- Methods for analysing recordings / Nicholas Cook -- Recordings and histories of performance style / Daniel Leech-Wilkinson -- Recreating history : a clarinettist's retrospective / Colin Lawson -- Going critical : writing about recordings / Simon Frith -- Something in the air / Chris Watson -- Recording : from reproduction to representation to remediation / Georgina Born.
Summary Featuring fascinating accounts from practitioners including performers and producers, this companion examines how developments in recording have transformed musical culture.
Subject Sound recordings -- History.
Sound recordings -- Production and direction -- History.
Music -- History and criticism.
Sound recording industry -- History.
Added Author Cook, Nicholas, 1950- Editor.
Added Title Companion to recorded music
ISBN 0521684617 (pbk.)
9780521865821 (hbk.)
0521865824 (hbk.)
9780521684613 (pbk.)

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