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Published: 25 January 2020

288 Pages | 33 illustrations

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198848400

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The Evolution of Music through Culture and Science

Peter Townsend

  • An enlightening exploration of how advances in science, and changes in social conditions, have evolved music over time
  • Examines music from early origins to our current multifaceted involvement with it
  • Looks at how new instruments, materials and understanding of acoustics have changed both musical styles and musical cultures
  • Also looks at how music has forged advances in sound recording and the production of microphones and amplifiers