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Treatise on Musical Objects

Treatise on Musical ObjectsEditorial Board

09/01/2017

Paris /

Christine North, John Dack, Daniel Terruggi, Marc Battier, Leigh Landy, Valérie Vivancos

Part of the GRM's editorial board for the English translation of Pierre Schaeffer's seminal Traité des Objets Musicaux.

Out now on UCP

The Treatise on Musical Objects is regarded as Pierre Schaeffer’s most important work on music and its relationship with technology. Schaeffer expands his earlier research in musique concrète to suggest a methodology of working with sounds based on his experiences in radio broadcasting and the recording studio. Drawing on acoustics, physics, and physiology, but also on philosophy and the relationship between subject and object, Schaeffer’s essay summarizes his theoretical and practical work in music composition. Translators Christine North and John Dack present an important book in the history of ideas in Europe that will resonate far beyond electroacoustic music.

 

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