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Miriama Young explores the relationship between the human voice and recording technology, offering startling insights into the ways in which recording affects our understanding of the human voice, and more generally, the human body. She discusses a selection of musical works in which the human voice is captured, transformed or synthesized using technology. This book transcends time and musical style to reflect on the larger way in which 'the machine' transforms our comprehension and experience of the human voice. The book is an interdisciplinary enterprise that combines music aesthetics and musical analysis with literature and philosophy.…mehr

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Miriama Young explores the relationship between the human voice and recording technology, offering startling insights into the ways in which recording affects our understanding of the human voice, and more generally, the human body. She discusses a selection of musical works in which the human voice is captured, transformed or synthesized using technology. This book transcends time and musical style to reflect on the larger way in which 'the machine' transforms our comprehension and experience of the human voice. The book is an interdisciplinary enterprise that combines music aesthetics and musical analysis with literature and philosophy.
Autorenporträt
Miriama Young is a writer, sound artist and composer. Originally from New Zealand, she gained her PhD from Princeton (2007) on a Fulbright award. She writes music for film, dance, radio, live electronics and fixed media, voices and instruments. She is a Lecturer in Sonic Arts and Music Composition at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.