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Recording classical music in Britain: the long 1950s

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During the 1950s the experience of recording was transformed by a series of technical innovations including tape recording, editing, the LP record, and stereo sound. Within a decade recording had evolved into an art form in which multiple takes and editing were essential components in the creation of an illusory ideal performance. The British recording industry was at the forefront of development, and the rapid growth in recording activity throughout the 1950s as companies built catalogues...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Music Faculty
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Music Faculty
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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