Mellodrama, the Mellotron Story PDF ePub eBook

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Mellodrama, the Mellotron Story free pdf Mellodrama explores the rising and falling fortunes of the Mellotron and the Chamberlin - the first musical keyboards to 'sample' the sounds of other instruments. The story begins when Harry Chamberlin recorded musicians from the Lawrence Welk Orchestra to create sound banks for the machine he built in his California garage in the 1950s, then follows the waves through swinging 1960s London, the epic pomp of 1970s progressive rockers, the death at the hands of synthesizers in the 1980s, leading to the rediscovery in 1990s and 2000s as a prized vintage keyboard.

About Dianna Dilwort

Dianna Dilworth is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker and journalist covering technology, books, and culture. She is editor of Mediabistro's eBookNewser, and contributes to GalleyCat, "The Believer," "Businessweek," "Dwell," "PRWeek," and "Architectural Record." She directed the feature documentaries "Mellodrama: the Mellotron Movie" (2010) and the award-winning "We Are The Children: Michael Jackson Fans and the 2005 Trial" (2007).

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Author : Dianna Dilwort
Publisher : Bazillion Points
Data Published : 10 January 2013
ISBN : 1935950088
EAN : 9781935950080
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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