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Echo and Reverb: Fabricating Space in Popular Music Recording, 1900-1960 (Music Culture) Winner Of The Association For Recorded Sound Collections ARSC Award For Excellence In Historical Recorded Sound Research Echo And Reverb Is The First History Of Acoustically Imagined Space In Popular Music Recording The Book Documents How Acoustic Effects Reverberation, Room Ambience, And Echo Have Been Used In Recordings Since The S To Create Virtual Sonic Architectures And Landscapes Author Peter Doyle Traces The Development Of These Acoustically Created Worlds From The Ancient Greek Myth Of Echo And Narcissus To The Dramatic Acoustic Architectures Of The Medieval Cathedral, The Grand Concert Halls Of The Th Century, And Those Created By The Humble Parlor Phonograph Of The Early Th Century, And Finally, The Revolutionary Age Of Rock N RollCiting Recordings Ranging From Gene Austin S My Blue Heaven To Elvis Presley S Mystery Train, Doyle Illustrates How Non Musical Sound Constructs, With All Their Rich And Contradictory Baggage, Became A Central Feature Of Recorded Music The Book Traces Various Imagined Worlds Created With Synthetic Echo And Reverb The Heroic Landscapes Of The Cowboy West, The Twilight Shores Of South Sea Islands, The Uncanny Alleys Of Dark Cityscapes, The Weird Mindspaces Of Horror Movies, The Private And Collective Spaces Of Teen Experience, And The Funky Juke Joints Of The Mind


10 thoughts on “Echo and Reverb: Fabricating Space in Popular Music Recording, 1900-1960 (Music Culture)

  1. says:

    An unlikely topic that I stumbled upon while looking for some titles related to the history of the phonograph Very interesting premise that the use of reverb and echo in recordings creates a sense of space that has much greater emotional significance than consciously perceived Sounds like a musicological term


  2. says:

    Kudos to the author for his ability to fill a book about the use of of echo and reverb in music and film Theres a lot of fluff and opinion here that could have been edited better The author is well versed in many styles of music and quotes some of the best music writers A key theme of ...


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