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Title:
Exotica : fabricated soundscapes in the real world
Author:
Toop, David.
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Publication Information:
London : Serpent's Tail, 1999.
Physical Description:
xv, 271 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781852425951
Format :
Book

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Central Library ML197 .T66 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Exotica takes a look at the music and people behind some of the world's most witty, experimental and adventurous sound recordings. Since the invention of the microphone, people have experimented with sound, putting everything from thunderstorms and dolphin sounds, medical operations, native jungle drums and junkyard trash down on vinyl. Notions of the exotic have inspired popular music and musicians in all fields from classical, through easy listening to rap - from Stravinsky to the Boo-Yah T.R.I.B.E


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