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Hi-Fi (FFRR) (Revised 2019)

Paul Théberge

Paul Theberge is a Professor cross-appointed to the Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (where he was formerly Canada Research Chair and Director) and to the School for Studies in Art and Culture (Music) at Carleton University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

Encyclopedia Articles

...‘Hi-fi,’ the abbreviated form of ‘high fidelity,’ is a term that refers to any sound recording that exhibits extended frequency and dynamic range. Used as early as the 1930s, the term came into widespread use during the late 1940s and,...

Music Software (Professional and Amateur)

Paul Théberge

Paul Theberge is a Professor cross-appointed to the Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (where he was formerly Canada Research Chair and Director) and to the School for Studies in Art and Culture (Music) at Carleton University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...Since the introduction of personal computers and, in particular, musical instrument digital interface (MIDI) during the early 1980s, a wide range of music software has been developed and marketed to meet the needs of both professional...

Equalizer (Revised 2020)

Paul Théberge

Paul Theberge is a Professor cross-appointed to the Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (where he was formerly Canada Research Chair and Director) and to the School for Studies in Art and Culture (Music) at Carleton University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...An equalizer (often referred to by its abbreviated form, ‘EQ’) is an electronic device used to selectively cut or boost audio frequencies. Electronic adjustment of broad frequency bands was employed in radio and sound reinforcement as early...

Eight-Track Cartridge (Revised 2019)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The eight-track cartridge (also known as an ‘eight-track’ or an ‘eight-track tape’) was the most successful of a number of ready-threaded tape media developed in the United States from the late 1950s. Issuing prerecorded music on open-reel...

Frame (Revised 2019)

Paul Théberge

Paul Theberge is a Professor cross-appointed to the Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (where he was formerly Canada Research Chair and Director) and to the School for Studies in Art and Culture (Music) at Carleton University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...A frame is the smallest temporal unit used in the synchronization of audio, film and video equipment. Used as part of a standardized time code scheme of hours, minutes, seconds and frames, the frame usually corresponds to a single unit...

The Production of Music and Sound: A Multidisciplinary Critique

Eliot Bates

Eliot Bates is Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at the City University of New York Graduate Center. He is the author of Music in Turkey: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture (2011) and Digital Tradition: Arrangement and Labor in Istanbul’s Recording Studio Culture (2016). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Samantha Bennett

Samantha Bennett is Associate Professor of Music at the Australian National University. She is the author of Siouxsie and the Banshees' Peepshow (2018), part of Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 series, and co-editor of Critical Approaches to the Production of Music and Sound (2018) and Popular Music, Stars and Stardom (2018). Her journal articles are published in Popular Music, Popular Music and Society, The Journal of Popular Music Studies and IASPM@journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Critical Approaches to the Production of Music and Sound

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Scholarly Books

...Since the 1970s, the production of music and sound has been analyzed in several distinct fields and with divergent theoretical frameworks and methodologies. Phonomusicology is an umbrella term that encompasses an assortment of approaches...

DAT

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

Encyclopedia Articles

...DAT is the popular acronym for digital audio tape recorder, a cassette-based digital recording and playback format first introduced into the Japanese consumer market in 1986. The format uses a smaller version of the rotary-head design...

Harmonizer

Paul Théberge

Paul Theberge is a Professor cross-appointed to the Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (where he was formerly Canada Research Chair and Director) and to the School for Studies in Art and Culture (Music) at Carleton University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...A harmonizer is a digital device that can alter the pitch of an audio input without changing its overall duration; the resulting signal can be mixed with the original, thus creating one or more harmonies at predetermined ratios. Harmonizers...

Megaphone

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...A megaphone is a handheld, usually metal, conical horn. Prior to the development of the microphone in the 1920s, band vocalists performing in large halls or outdoors frequently amplified their voices using such a horn, with the narrow end...

Microphone

Paul Théberge

Paul Theberge is a Professor cross-appointed to the Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (where he was formerly Canada Research Chair and Director) and to the School for Studies in Art and Culture (Music) at Carleton University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...The microphone is the starting point of the audio transmission/reproduction chain and, as such, it plays a significant role in defining the sound of virtually every live performance, broadcast or recording of popular music. Microphones...