From reviews of the First Edition: "A deeply informed and lucidly written book.... [It] is invaluable for its thorough history and technical explanation, a fair bibliography and a useful discography. In its detailed information and balanced treatment, this book has no rivals."-- Hi-Fi News and Record Review
"This is a thoroughly recommended book which covers the enormous field with commendable organization."-- Tempo
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About the Author
Peter Manning completed a doctorate in electroacoustic music at the University of Durham, and has been the director of its Electroacoustic Music Studio since 1980. In addition to writing books and articles on the history and development of the medium, he has directed several research programs into new technologies for computer music and composed a number of widely performed electroacoustic works.