"First published in 1987 and now considered a classic, The Recording Angel charts the ways in which the phonograph and its cousins have transformed our culture. In a new Afterword, Evan Eisenberg shows how digital technology, file trading, and other recent developments are accelerating - or reversing - these trends. Influential and provocative, The Recording Angel is required reading for anyone who cares about the effect recording has had - and will have - on our experience of music."--BOOK JACKET.
First ed. has subtitle: explorations in phonography.
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