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Selling Sounds

The Commercial Revolution in American Music

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PAPERBACK

$23.00 • £18.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674064041

Publication Date: 05/07/2012

Short

368 pages

5-11/16 x 8-15/16 inches

41 halftones

World

  • Prologue
  • 1. When Songs Became a Business
  • 2. Making Hits
  • 3. Music without Musicians
  • 4. The Traffic in Voices
  • 5. Musical Properties
  • 6. Perfect Pitch
  • 7. The Black Swan
  • 8. The Musical Soundscape of Modernity
  • Epilogue
  • Abbreviations in Notes
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Certificate of Merit, 2010 ARSC Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research, Best Research in General History of Recorded Sound Category, Association for Recorded Sound Collections
  • Honorable Mention, 2010 Woody Guthrie Award, US Branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music
  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2009
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