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The Music of the Future

Authors: Barry, Robert
Publisher: Watkins Media
BISAC/Subject: MUS020000
ISBN: 9781910924877, Related ISBNs: 1910924873, 1910924962, 9781910924877, 9781910924969
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 184,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: The Music of the Future is not a book of predictions or speculations about how to save the music business or the bleeding edge of technologies. Rather, it's a history of failures, mapping 200 years of attempts by composers, performers and critics to imagine a future for music. Encompassing utopian dream cities, temporal dislocations and projects for the emancipation of all sounds, The Music of the Future is in the end a call to arms for everyone engaged in music: "to fail again, fail better."
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