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Politics and Aesthetics in Electronic Music free pdf This book is the first to explore the history of the Swedish electronic music studio EMS.The renowned studio EMS was established in 1964 with the intent to create an international center for research in sound and sound perception, and to build one of the world's most advanced hybrid studios. The principal creators of the studio were rooted in Swedish modernism, and had the EMS-project shaped in accordance to the social democratic cultural policy of the time. This enabled the project to achieve continuous financial support, e.g., to purchase computers in 1969. Today EMS holds events and owns six studios and a library archive with a unique collection of books on electroacoustic music and sound art.The book includes a CD with diverse samples from EMS productions

About Sanne Krogh Groth

Sanne Krogh Groth holds a Ph.D. from Musicology, University of Copenhagen (2010). Her dissertation is a historical study on the Swedish electro acoustic music studio EMS during the 1960s and 1970s. Groth is MA in Musicology and Theatre studies (2003) with the thesis Sound Art an art form in pictures and sound. She is Assistant Professor at Performance Design, Roskilde University and is chief-editor of Seismograf/DMT an online magazine concerning Sound art and Contemporary music. Peter Weibel (born 1944 in Odessa, USSR) is an Austrian artist, curator and theoretician. In his function as a university professor and director of institutions like the Ars Electronica, Linz, the Institute for New Media in Frankfurt and the ZKM - Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, he influenced the European Scene of the so-called Computer art through conferences, exhibitions and publications. He is the director of ZKM - Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany. "

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Author : Sanne Krogh Groth
Publisher : Kehrer Verlag
Data Published : 07 July 2015
ISBN : 3868285822
EAN : 9783868285826
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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