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Ocean of Sound: Aether Talk, Ambient Sound and Imaginary Worlds

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Ocean of Sound begins in 1889 at the Paris Exposition when Debussy first heard Javanese music performed. A culture absorbed in perfume, light and ambient sound developed in response to the intangibility of 20th century communications. David Toop traces the evolution of this culture, through Erik Satie to the Velvet Undergound; Miles Davis to Jimi Hendrix.

David Toop, who lives in London, is a writer, musician and recording artist. His other books are Rap Attack 3 and Exotica.

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Ocean of Sound begins in 1889 at the Paris Exposition when Debussy first heard Javanese music performed. A culture absorbed in perfume, light and ambient sound developed in response to the intangibility of 20th century communications. David Toop traces the evolution of this culture, through Erik Satie to the Velvet Undergound; Miles Davis to Jimi Hendrix.

David Toop, who lives in London, is a writer, musician and recording artist. His other books are Rap Attack 3 and Exotica,

Synopsis:

The History of 20th Century Sound.

About the Author

David Toop is a highly regarded author, music critic and musician. Since 1995 he has released three solo albums, curated five compilation albums (including the soundtrack to Ocean of Sound), and the sound and music exhibition at the Hayward Gallery - 'Sonic Boom'. His music journalism appears in The Wire, Village Voice, The Times and The Face.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781852427436
Author:
Toop, David
Publisher:
Serpent's Tail
Subject:
General
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Ethnomusicology
Subject:
Music
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
MUSIC / Ethnomusicology
Subject:
Electronic & Computer
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
A Five Star Title
Publication Date:
20010631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7.7 x 5 x 0.8 in 8 oz

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Product details 320 pages Serpent's Tail - English 9781852427436 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Ocean of Sound begins in 1889 at the Paris Exposition when Debussy first heard Javanese music performed. A culture absorbed in perfume, light and ambient sound developed in response to the intangibility of 20th century communications. David Toop traces the evolution of this culture, through Erik Satie to the Velvet Undergound; Miles Davis to Jimi Hendrix.

David Toop, who lives in London, is a writer, musician and recording artist. His other books are Rap Attack 3 and Exotica,

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The History of 20th Century Sound.
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