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The Avant-Garde in the Family Room: American Advertising and the Domestication of Electronic Music in the 1960s and 1970s  

Timothy D. Taylor

Print publication date:
Dec 2011
Online publication date:
Nov 2012
Today, the world is surrounded by electronic sounds of all kinds, which were not always so omnipresent or accepted. This article offers a history of the domestication of sounds that were ... More

Tracing Timbre in Ancient Greece  

Naomi Weiss

Online publication date:
Jun 2018
This chapter investigates the timbral world of ancient Greece through a close analysis of particular types of sonic language in a selection of poetry and prose treatises, from Homeric epic ... More