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'The digital is everywhere': negotiating the aesthetics of digital mediation in Montreal's electroacoustic and sound art scenes

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In this thesis I argue that the relationship between the increasing ubiquity of digital audio technologies and the transformation of aesthetic hierarchies in electroacoustic and sound art traditions is not deterministic, but negotiated by producers and policy-makers in specific historical and cultural contexts. Interviews, observations, and historical data were gathered during sixteen months of ethnographic fieldwork in the Canadian city of Montreal between 2011 and 2012. Research was cond...

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University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Music Faculty
Research group:
Music, Digitisation, Mediation: Towards Interdisciplinary Music Studies
Oxford college:
St Catherine's College
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Department:
Music Faculty
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HUMS
Department:
Music Faculty
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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English
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2015-01-08

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