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Rolf Gehlhaar: A Pioneer in Creative Music Technology

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2020-06-18

The latest article in the Journal of Creative Music Systems discusses the life and work of inventor, composer and musicologist Rolf Gehlhaar and his contributions to contemporary music and digital sound design.Gehlhaar was born in Breslau (Poland, 1943). In 1953, Gehlhaar and his parents, a rocket scientist and teacher of fine arts, emigrated to the USA, where he would study at Yale [...]

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What role does ambient music have in society and in musical culture? A new book explores how the genre has developed over the last 40 years

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2019-07-30

Today sees the release of a brand new book looking at how the genre of ambient music has developed over the last 40 years. Music Beyond Airports: Appraising Ambient MusicContributions by: Monty Adkins, Axel Berndt, Lisa Colton, Simon Cummings, Ambrose Field, Ulf Holbrook, Justin Morey, Richard Talbot, David ToopISBN10-13 eBook: 1862181616Print: 9781862181618Buy a print copyDownload the open [...]

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New book! Soundings: documentary film and the listening experience

Posted by Dawn Cockcroft on 2018-07-23

We are delighted today to announce the publication of our newest book, a beautifully written collection edited by Geoffrey Cox and John Corner: Soundings: documentary film and the listening experience Buy the paperback version Download the open access version It has been a privilege to work with Geoffrey and John on this fascinating collection of essays, and we asked them to [...]

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