Book ID: CBB001180422

Sound souvenirs: Audio technologies, memory and cultural practices (2009)


Bijsterveld, Karin (Editor)
Dijck, José van (Editor)

Amsterdam University Press

ISBN: 978908964

Publication Date: 2009
Physical Details: 218 pp.; ill.
Language: English

Description Contents: Introduction / Karin Bijsterveld & José van Dijck -- Storing sound. Storing sound souvenirs: The multi-sited domestication of the tape recorder / Karin Bijsterveld and Annelies Jacobs; Tape cassettes and former selves: How mix tapes mediate memories / Bas Jansen; The preservation paradox in digital audio / Jonathan Sterne -- Auditory nostalgia. Taking your favorite sound along: Portable audio technologies for mobile music listening / Heike Weber; The auditory nostalgia of iPod culture / Michael Bull; Performance and nostalgia on the oldies circuit / Timothy D. Taylor; Remembering songs through telling stories: Pop music as a resource for memory / José van Dijck -- Technostalgia. Tuning in nostalgic wavelengths: Transistor memories set to music / Andreas Fickers; Pulled out of thin air? The revival of the theremin / Hans-Joachim Braun; Technostalgia: How old gear lives on in new music / Trevor Pinch and David Reinecke -- Earwitnessing. Earwitnessing: Sound memories of the Nazi period / Carolyn Birdsall; All the names: Soundscapes, recording technology, and the historical sensation / Ruth Benschop (from Worldcat) See:

Includes Chapters

Chapter Weber, Heike (2009) Taking your favorite sound along: Portable audio technologies for mobile listening. In: Sound souvenirs: Audio technologies, memory and cultural practices (p. 69). unapi

Chapter Braun, Hans-Joachim (2009) Pulled out of thin air? The revival of the theremin. In: Sound souvenirs: Audio technologies, memory and cultural practices (p. 139). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Altman, Rick
Brady, Erika
Collins, Karen
Engel, Friedrich
Bell, Frank
Kuper, Gerhard
Leonardo Music Journal: LMJ: Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology
Perspectives of New Music
Journal of New Music Research
Icon: Journal of the International Committee for the History of Technology
MIT Press
University Press of Mississippi
Oxford University Press
University of North Carolina Press
Sound Recording Industry
Sound studies
Technology and music
Music, electronic
Mozart, Wolfang Amadeus
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, late
20th century, early
19th century
21st century
United States
Great Britain

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