The Oxford Handbook of Computer Music (Oxford Handbooks)

The Oxford instruction manual of laptop Music deals a cutting-edge cross-section of the main field-defining themes and debates in computing device song this day. a special contribution to the sphere, it situates machine song within the large context of its production and function around the diversity of concerns - from track cognition to pedagogy to sociocultural issues - that form modern discourse within the field.

Fifty years after musical tones have been produced on a working laptop or computer for the 1st time, advancements in computing device computing have introduced laptop track within sight of all listeners and composers. creation and distribution of machine track have grown greatly consequently, and the time is true for this survey of computing device track in its cultural contexts. a powerful and foreign array of tune creators and lecturers speak about laptop music's historical past, current, and destiny with a large standpoint, together with composition, improvisation, interactive functionality, spatialization, sound synthesis, sonification, and modeling. all through, they merge perform with idea to supply a desirable check out machine music's percentages and enduring appeal.

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