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  • ISBN: 9780804188937
  • ISBN: 0804188939
  • Physical Description: 382 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First Three Rivers Press edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in the United States in hardcover in 2012 and in paperback in 2013 by McSweeneys, San Francisco."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and discography.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface -- Creation in Reverse -- My Life in Performance -- Technology Shapes Music: Analog -- Technology Shapes Music: Digital -- Infinite Choice: The Power of Curation -- In the Recording Studio -- Collaborations -- Business and Finances -- How to Make a Scene -- Amateurs! -- Harmonia Mundi -- Acknowledgments -- Appendices.
Summary, etc.:
"How Music Works is David Byrne's incisive and enthusiastic look at the musical art form, from its very inceptions to the influences that shape it, whether acoustical, economic, social, or technological. Utilizing his incomparable career and inspired collaboration with Talking Heads, Brian Eno, and many others, Byrne taps deeply into his lifetime of knowledge to explore the panoptic elements of music and how it shapes the human experience, and reveals the impetus behind how we create, consume, distribute, and enjoy the songs, symphonies, and rhythms that provide the backbeat of life. Byrne's magnum opus uncovers ever-new and thrilling realizations about the redemptive liberation that music brings us all." -- from back of book.
Subject: Music > Social aspects.
Music > Psychological aspects.
Music > Philosophy and aesthetics.
Music > 20th century > History and criticism.
Sound recordings > Production and direction.
Music trade.
Musicians > Scotland > Biography.

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