Book – The Aelectrosonic: Kontraste Cahier #1 – Sonic Acts 2011

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Edited by Arie Altena and Sonic Acts
Published by Sonic Acts Press, Amsterdam
Designed by Femke Herregraven
Book, paperback, 64 pp., English text, illustrated
Sonic Acts 2011

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Book | Paperback | 64 pp. | English | Illustrated | Design by Femke Herregraven | Edited by Arie Altena & Sonic Acts | Published by Sonic Acts Press, Amsterdam | 2011

Kontraste Cahier #1 The Aelectrosonic is published on occasion of the Kontraste festival Imaginary Landscapes (2011). In this richly illustrated book sound historian Douglas Kahn explores the notion of the Aelectrosonic, the electromagnetic analogue of the Aeolian, and locates the roots of electronic music in the 19th century when Thomas Watson listened in to the sounds of the telephone wires.
Kontraste Cahier #1, The Aelectrosonic is the first in what will be a series of small books, each centered around a commissioned essay.

Table of Contents

  • 5  Imaginary Landscapes of Electrical Nature or, a Journey Along Some of the Inspirators for the 2011 Kontraste Festival by Arie Altena
  • 41 The Aelectrosonic by Douglas Kahn
  • 60 Biographies
  • 61 Image credits
  • 62 Credits

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Weight .175 kg
Dimensions 24 x 17 x 0.5 cm

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