How Music Works

How Music Works

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How Music Works is David Byrne’s remarkable and buoyant celebration of a subject he has spent a lifetime thinking about. In it he explores how profoundly music is shaped by its time and place, and he explains how the advent of recording technology in the twentieth century forever changed our relationship to playing, performing, and listening to music.

Acting as historian and anthropologist, raconteur and social scientist, he searches for patterns—and shows how… (more)

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Byrne shows not just how music works, but how music publishing should work too.

How Music Works is an entertaining and erudite book, from a figure who has spent his career proving that those two adjectives can happily coexist.

In "How Music Works," Byrne delivers an essential guide to performance and recording, honest and up-to-date, and filled with both practical advice and insightful commentary.

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Book Details  


Publisher: McSweeney's (September 12, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 3.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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