In this essay, the authors discuss the effect of modernisation on musical culture, how electroacoustic music can be viewed as a direct reflection of western technology and intellectual development, and call for a greater focus on the study of the far-reaching cultural implications of the contemporary technological revolution.
Tradition and Change: The Case of Music
Appleton, Jon Howard, Kasdan, Leonard
On the Wires of Our Nerves: The Art of Electroacoustic Music. London: Associated University Press, 17-27.